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Musical Instruments from Africa and Egypt

Musical Instrument, Africa (including Egypt)

Works of Art (11)

Bell Mallet (Lawle), early 20th century, Ivory Coast, Baule people, Wood (2010.349)
Clappers, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C., Egyptian; From Amarna, Ivory (32.5.2a-b)
Figures with Xylophone, 16th–20th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood, metal (1979.206.131)
Harp, 19th–20th century, Mangbetu peoples; Democratic Republic of Congo, Wood, hide, twine, brass ring (1978.412.412)
Harp, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18, ca. 1390–1295 B.C., Egyptian, Wood (43.2.1)
Kora (Harp-Lute), ca. 1960, Made by Mamadou Kouyaté Senegambia, Gourd, wood, leather, metal (1975.59)
Lute, Roman Byzantine period, 3rd–4th century, Egyptian, Wood (12.182.44)
Mangbetu Trumpet, early 20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo (Uele region), Ivory (1999.74)
Rebab or rabab, 19th century, Algeria, Wood, parchment, metal, ivory, leather (89.4.403)
Sistrum, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Teti, 2323–2291 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian alabaster (26.7.1450)
Ud, 1977, Les fils de Gamil Georges, Cairo, Mahogany, spruce, beech, plastic, abalone, brass, other materials (1982.143.1)