gopichant (Indian drum-zither)

~ String instrument

Description

Also known as ektara, it has a body of wood or coconut with a membrane at the bottom. Attached to the sides is a handle-like neck of split bamboo from which a single string is suspended and attached to the membrane.
For the one string lute also called "ektar" see tumbi

Relationships

from:Bangladesh
Egypt
India
Pakistan
picture:https://staticbrainz.org/irombook/gopichant/gopichant.png [info]
Wikidata:Q1236670 [info]
Q1321111 [info]
other databases:https://saisaibatake.ame-zaiku.com/gakki/gakki_jiten_gopichant.html [info]