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Anthropomorphic harp

Linked to the Colonial past of Zaire, which is now Democratic Republic of Congo, this instrument is attributed to Mangbetu people. It is an arched harp made of twisted copper wire, with a geometric, dotted, linear ivory body(sound box), which may be covered with hide. The heading is often a carving of a human head with an elaborate hair style, and it may have up to 8 strings.

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