The Daphnē Harp

in Greek and Roman Musical Studies
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Abstract

The present paper focuses on the trigōnon retrieved from Grave II. Only the sound box and one arm (the pillar) of the instrument have survived. In the organological study which follows, the find is evaluated in the light of the available iconography and literature, and of ancient and modern ethnological parallels. A replica was constructed in order to test the results of the analysis.1

The Daphnē Harp

in Greek and Roman Musical Studies

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Cf. Herbig 1929176.

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Contra Herbig 1929176.

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