This is an original 1871 black and white in-text wood engraving of ancient musical instruments of Egypt including the "Darbuka" ("Earthen Darabukkeh"), a hand drum; the "Zummarah-bi-soan" (Zummárah), a small double-chantered bagpipe; and the "Arghul" (Arghool), a double pipe, single-reed woodwind instrument, very similar to a clarinet.
This 140+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 6 inches; 10 x 15 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Chalice Drum, Debuka, Doumbek, Dumbec, Tablah, Ancient, music, percussion, aerophones, sumara-el-kurbe, uilleann pipes, argul, arghoul, arghool, argol, yarghul, Arabic, traditional, tubes, drone, mouthpiece