dramyin (Musical Instrument)

Physical description

Lute shaped, stringed instrument. Round skin-covered body, a long, incised, cut -out and engraved neck, and scrolled top with an open-mouthed animal. There are three sets of long alternating tuning pegs on either side of the scrolled top. Four metal wires currently run the length of the piece and are attached to the scrolled top and to a metal hook on the underside of the main body.