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Lute

Native NameTanbur (uncertain)
Object Number:2014-13-42
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Georgia (Country)
Tiflis
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Wood
Mother-of-Pearl
Technique:Inlaid
Length: 53.7 cm
Width: 9.8 cm
Depth: 9.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number:L-222-42 - Old Loan Number
26 - Franklin Institute Number
C-246 - Seder Number
6184.42 - Franklin Institute Number

Description

Tanbur? Tanbur-type lute with wooden sounding board. Body and Neck inlaid with Mother-of-Pearl. Two frontal and two lateral T-shaped pegs.

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