University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 81-11-69
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Fang
Provenience: Gabon
Culture Area: Central Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Skin
Iconography:Human Face
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1981

Description

Long rectangular wooden harp which has lost its neck. The body is covered with hide which is crudely tied on at the back with twine. The front of the body has two small sounding holes, one at either end, and a astraight row of seven tiny holes for the lost strings.


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