barbat (ancient asian/persian lute)

~ String instrument

Description

ancient central asian/persian string instrument ancestor of the iranian oud. it was an important instrument in pre-islamic iran and persia. the current "Persian barbat" is more similar to the oud

Relationships

derivations: oud
type of: plucked string instruments
Wikidata: Q807780 [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:COLLECTIE_TROPENMUSEUM_Korthalsluit_met_zeven_snaren_TMnr_1082-5.jpg [info]