University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF86
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Dervish
Provenience: Egypt
Culture Area: North Africa
Section:African
Materials:Brass
Credit Line:Gift of Sarah (Mrs. William D.) Frishmuth, 1900
Other Number:I- unknown - Seder Number

Description

Musical Instrument Card: Dervish (Dabbous) Wooden ball with brass track decoration, some with round discs of brass beneath tack head. Brass cap with stamped out design (see card). 9 chains imbedded at one end in center of side of ball - evenly spaced - each chain as a thin metal piece at end. Ball is on long metal spike. Good condition.


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