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This instrument was collected in the field by Percy Horace Gordon and Hannah Powell-Cotton. It is a lamellaphone, natively known as "sansi," made of a wooden box assembled/joined with beeswax/resin. The box has two round soundholes, on the bottom and back. It has accommodation for nine lamellas made of iron alloy (one missing), of which six have small rings/jingles for rattling effect. The pressure bar and the bridge are also made of iron alloy, and the former is attached to the box with rattan and resin underneath. The backrest is made of a wooden dowel.

  • Measurements:Length (with lamellas): 230mm; Width: 125mm; Depth (at lamellas): 50mm