University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameGunibri
Object Number: AF151
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Moorish
Provenience: Algeria
Culture Area: North Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Tortoise Shell
Mother-of-Pearl
Parchment
Technique:Painted
Credit Line:Gift of Sarah (Mrs. William D.) Frishmuth, 1900
Other Number846 - Other Number

Description

Gunibri. Tortoise shell sounding box. Two strings. Elaborately painted neck and top of sounding box. Yellow, white, red, green, gray, blue, golden yellow colored. Mother-of-pearl peg on tortoiseshell.


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