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Idiochord tube zither, struck with beaters. The instrument is made from an internodal length of bamboo, decorated with incised patterns. Three strings are split from the skin of the bamboo, and are supported by bridges. Three (sic) sticks are associated as beaters. Semilungun Batak.

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tube zither
M14-1980
Musical Instruments


312.11-4
Broad category
Musical Instruments, Chordophone
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  tube zither
object name:  tube zither
catalogue title:  312.11-4

Place
Sumatra, Indonesia; Asia
Additional place information
Sumatra 
Date made
c.1972
Additional date information
c.1972 

Materials & techniques
bamboo; paint
Additional material & technique information
material: bamboo (overall)
material: paint (overall)


Related objects
contains tube zither (M14a-1980)
Related subjects
object name: tube zithers

Record created 1999-12-26 by EMOWEN
Record last updated 2017-10-23 by XGVIEWS