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Map of Guinea - West Africa
The Sokko (in Malinke language) , called Nhenheru or Kalenden (in Peul language), and Koundi (in Soussou language), is most likely at the origin of the violon family of instruments.
It is composed of a calabash (gourd) recovered with lizard skin to act as a resonance chamber. It has strings made out of horsehairs.
The bow is also composed of horsehairs.
This instrument is played mainly by Peul, but also Malinke ethnic groups in Guinea.
Item code: SO
Size:20" * 7"
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