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Catalog Number 2011.1.2
Object Name Harp
Description Anthropomorphic arch harp. Waisted, boat-shaped wood body covered in hide. Five strings extend from top to of body to 5 pegs at head. Bands of copper around body and neck below and between pegs. Carved effigy head.
Date late 19th century
Culture Mangbetu
Place of Origin Africa; Congo
Dimensions H-16.5 W-19 L-6.5 inches