Krar (Kraar or Kirar) (Lyre)

Ethiopia, Eastern Africa, Africa

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Wood, skin, and fur

Overall: 11 13/16 x 26 in. (30 x 66 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of John Masland

172.5.25288

Geography/Culture

Africa, Eastern Africa, Ethiopia

Object Name

Musical Instrument: Stringed Instrument

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by John G. Coe, Peace Corps Volunteer, Director of Music, Haile Sellassie I University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1962; given to John Wesley Masland II (1912-1968), Dartmouth Professor of Government (1947-1957); Provost of Dartmouth College (1957-1967); lent to present collection, 1967; given to present collection (by permission of his wife), 1972.

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