Ancient Egyptian arched harp (shoulder harp) frem c. 1390-1295 BCE, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

*EGYPT ~ Ancient Egyptian arched harp (shoulder harp) from c. BCE, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Inside Ancient Egypt Houses | This stunning Egyptian harp was one of many musical instruments for ...

This stunning Egyptian harp was one of many musical instruments for entertainment , and .

Saùng-Gauk  #harp #ancient

Saung-Gauk - This richly decorated arched harp has 13 twisted silk strings of varying diameter.

Based on the ancient folklore, the Irish harp is one of the world’s oldest instruments. The ancient Irish kings employed harpist to entertain them. At one sad point in Irish history conquering invaders made it illegal to posses an Irish harp and set out to burn every harp in Ireland in an attempt to kill the “Irish spirit”. Greatly honored, the harp is the national emblem of Ireland.

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.

Ancient Egypt Harp

Arched Wooden Harp From the tomb of Any, Thebes, Egypt New Kingdom, BC

Aeolian Harps Harp Aeolian Wind Harp Aeolian Garden Harps Aeolian Lawn Ornament

Like so many others we had never heard of a “Windharp “ or as it is historically…

ancient harp

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.


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