The Celtic Harp has been played in Ireland since ancient times. It has been used extensively as the emblem of Ireland. It is used by the Irish government and by Guinness our national drink. This piece is high by wide and weighs approximately 800 grammes.
Frame Harp, Greece, 400 CE - The frame harp of the fourth and fifth centuries had an arched sound box and a post for support on the open ends and was played resting on the left knee while the player was seated.