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Lyres

Scope note

Chordophones with strings attached to a yoke, consisting of two arms and a crossbar, that lies in the same plane as the soundbox. MARCUS

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

300042114

Broader Terms used

chordophones

Narrower Terms used

box lyres
bowl lyres

Term used for

lutes, yoke
yoke lutes

Equivalent Terms used

lyre

Created

12yrs ago

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