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Anyuak Bowl lyre (tumo otieno)

Date Made: By 1936 and collected by Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Anyuak Bowl lyre

The Anyuak call this type of instrument tumo otieno. Bowl lyre, consisting of a wooden frame or string bearer made from 3 branches with their bark removed and the surface stained a yellowish brown colour. One piece rests horizontally across the top to form a crossbar; this has been pierced near either rounded end.