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painting of four musicians
  • Amhara peoples
  • painting of four musicians, 1995
  • Where object was made: Ādīs Ābeba, Ethiopia
  • animal skin, paint
  • Object Height/Width: 24.5 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Width: 9 5/8 x 7 1/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • C2011.058
Description

Painting on white animal skin or leather depicting four musicians. There are three men standing at the back and one seated on a wooden stool in front. All three men are wearing long white tunics and white pants. The men in back, from facing left to right are playing a drum, a flute, and clapping. The seated man in front is playing a stringed instrument. At the top facing right corner and bottom facing right corner are inscriptions in an unidentified language.