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Oboe

Native NameZamr (uncertain)
Object Number:2014-13-47
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Libya
Tripoli, Libya
Culture Area: North Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Metal
Length: 30.2 cm
Width: 7.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Franklin Institute, 2014
Other Number:114? - Franklin Institute Number
L-222-47 - Old Loan Number
A-335 - Seder Number

Description

Zamr? A conical oboe with 7 frontal and one dorsal stop. 7 sound perforations in the bell. Noteworthy is a clothespin-shaped insert in the proximial end of the tube which by rotation can close off the uppermost frontal stop. Metal tube for reed.

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