djoza (ancient Iraqi bowed string instrument)

~ String instrument

Description

its origins can be sourced almost 5000 years ago, this Iraqi string instrument is the forefather of several instruments around the world. Its name means coconut or acorn, while originally made of walnut, it is today of coconut and fish-skin or heart-membrane.

Relationships

from:Iraq
derivations:kamancheh (Persian spike-fiddle)
type of:rebab (Generic rebab catch-all)
spike-fiddle
Wikidata:Q3033074 [info]