Mbira, Thumb Piano


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Mbira, Thumb Piano   (1901.08.0019)
Communication T&E : Musical T&E : Musical Instruments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, East
Period/Date 19th - 20th century CE
Culture N/A
Location On Exhibitin the Central Core exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 23.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 17.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 5.6 cm
Weight 372 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Metal
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Twisting, Forging, Woodburning
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication N/A
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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