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Lamellophone

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Artist Unknown

Date

mid-20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Musical Instruments | Wood, metal, organic materials
Size: 8-3/8 x 4-13/16 x 1-7/16 in. (21.3 x 12.2 x 3.7 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Luba, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: "FX95388", in white, on back at bottom
Physical Description: 8 metal bars of varrying lengths attached to a 3-sided wood container with 2 carved heads at top; plant materials in space at top of bars
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of David and Sara Lieberman
Accession Number: 2001.198.22
Artist: Artist Unknown, French, 1485 - about 1556
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1485 - about 1556
Added to Site: February 28, 2009