antique traditional folk musical instrument Afghanistan Rubab rabab rabab .
The robab is the traditional instrument of Afghanistan, but other neighboring countries like India and Pakistan remake the instrument and use the Afghan robab in their classical music.
It is a short-necked lute made of wood, with goatskin covering the body. It has three melody strings, three drone strings, and 11 or 12 sympathetic strings. The instrument is made from the stem of the mulberry tree and the strings are made from the intestines of young goats, brought to the size of thread.
Length: 95 cm (37.4" )
Width: 19 cm (7,4")
Height: 23 cm (9 ")
weight approx. 2,6 KG
Condition: With signs of wear consistent with age, but no noticeable damage.
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