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U994.4.17
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Sansa)
Date (Execution) : 1964 C
Geographical Origin : Lake Nyasa; MalaĆ”i
Cultural Group :
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Gourd; Metal; Wood
Support / Technique : Cut; Carved; Hammered; Incised
Object Type : sansas
Visual Description : Sansa (thumb piano) has calabash gourd resonator (kankobele). A wood sound board has been fitted into the halved gourd shell. Twelve pieces of metal wired onto the board between two additional metal bands serve as the keys. The board has incis
Accession # : U994.4.17
Width (cm) : 21.50
Height (cm) : 21.00
Depth (cm) : 11.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Dr. Philip T. Young
Artist Statement :