University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameTar
Object Number:2014-13-41
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Georgia (Country)
Tiflis
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Wood
Gut
Parchment
Technique:Inlaid
Height: 15.2 cm
Length: 91 cm
Width: 17.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number:L-222-41 - Old Loan Number
C-242 - Seder Number
6184.41 - Franklin Institute Number

Description

Tar. A notched-lute (figure-8 form) with movable gut frets and a parchment soundboard. Eight lateral pegs in a heavy peg-box. Inlaid finger-board.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Polin, Claire C. 07 Apr 1954. Gifts of Jubal: Musical Instruments from the Ancient East.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: xxivView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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