E1015: Lyre

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E1015
Classification Category:
6:Tools & Equipment for Communication ➞ Musical T&E
Marks/Labels:
Tag: extremely discolored an faded "Keganda Harp Ughanda"
Materials:
botanical ➔ wood
animal ➔ hide/skin ➔ leather
botanical ➔ fiber ➔ unidentified ➔ plant fiber
Dimensions:
Provenance of Object:
Uganda This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Ethnic Group:
African
Source Locality:
Uganda

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Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)