University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameGabbus
Object Number:2014-13-55
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: East Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Parchment
Ivory
Technique:Inlaid
Painted
Height: 12.1 cm
Length: 82.8 cm
Width: 17.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number:L-222-55 - Old Loan Number
C-267 - Seder Number

Description

Gabbus. A short lute with sickle shaped peg-box, parchment soundboard, and wooden fingerboard. 6 Lateral pegs. Ivory Inlay. Green parchment soundboard


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

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