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Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper
Gift of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1962.279.108.b
The rebab-player sits on the left, while the vina-player is on the right.
A monkey has been disemboweled while jumping from tree to tree. Once the intestine dried, a wise man attached it to a stick and a gourd, creating the first instrument. Instruments developed from this, called the rebab and the vina, are held by the musicians who sit beneath the trees.
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