Silver Lyre:. This is one of the two silver lyres found in The Great Pit. They were both made of wood, covered in sheet silver attached with small silver nails. The eleven silver tubes acted as tuning pegs.
Lyres from The Royal Tombs of Ur (ca 2550 BCE). - Ur (Sumerian: Urim) was an important Sumerian city-state in ancient Mesopotamia located at the site of modern Tell el-Muqayyar in Iraq's Dhi Qar Governorate.
Bass clarinet in C (prototype), simple system, body in boxwood, brass rings, bell and keys (Buffet Crampon 1885)
GOLDEN LYRE OF UR The first lyres were harp size and predated the Egyptian Pyramids. Shepherd and later King David used a lyre to to soothe and comfort the mercurial King Saul.
Trompette à pistons, Adolphe Sax
NAMMU Y EL BEBE ENKI, DIOSES ANUNNAKI DE MESOPOTAMIA.
Perceval, Itinéraire médiéval diffusion de musiques médiévales, Ligériana voix solistes - musique du moyen-age
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Triangular 21 string harp, ca. IV century BC [or before]. H : 1,10 m :: Louvre, Paris, Département des Antiquités égyptiennes :: Foto, C. Décamps/ Louvre.