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San Xian

A spike box-lute with snakeskin table and snakeskin cover over hole in rear of body. One peg broken in transit.

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  • Materials:Snakeskin; Hardwood; Bone;
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  • Repository:Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge
  • Measurements:L: 225mm; W: 74mm; H: 943mm