1871 Wood Engraving Finger Cymbals Zills Tambourine Tar Drumhead XGQB7


This is an original 1871 black and white in-text wood engraving of ancient Egyptian musical instruments including the Zill (Ságát), tiny metallic cymbals; a tambourine (Tár), a musical instrument in the percussion family; and a "Darábukkeh", a drum.


This 140+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. 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 3 x 3 inches; 8 x 8 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: Zils, Tingsha, Ting-Sha, bells, drum, frame, marine, tambo, metal jingles, musical, ancient, Egyptian