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body: wood, with goat skin; L. 65.0cm
strings: 4, nylon
A skin-covered lute. Played with a pick. A carving of a lion-head is attached to the top of the neck. Used by peoples such as the Gurungs, Rais, and Limbus on the border of Nepal and China, to accompany folk songs and dances.
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