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Lyre (beganna)

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Provenance

Before 1975, sold by source unidentified, Ethiopia, to Dr. and Mrs. Avrum Bluming, Newton, Massachusetts; 1975, gift of the Blumings to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1975)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Avrum Bluming

1900–50

Object Place

Ethiopia

Dimensions

Length 121 cm (47 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1975.318

Medium or Technique

Wood, animal skin

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones