Plucked Idiophone (Sanza)
Arts of Africa
late 19th or early 20th century
2 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 4 1/16 in. (6.4 x 19.1 x 10.3 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Plucked Idiophone made of wood. Resonating chamber is hollow and rectangular in shape round sounding hole is found on the posterior surface. The bridge on the anterior surface holds 9 metal keys. On the proper left side there is a rectangular opening.
Condition: Wood is scratched on the posterior surface there is a water stain.
This item is not on view
Plucked Idiophone (Sanza), late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, metal, 2 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 4 1/16 in. (6.4 x 19.1 x 10.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.893. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.893_threequarter_PS5.jpg)
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