djoza (ancient Iraqi bowed string instrument)

~ String instrument


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 Its name means coconut or acorn, while originally made of walnut, it is today of coconut and fish-skin or heart-membrane.


from: Iraq
derivations: kamancheh
type of: bowed string instruments
Wikidata: Q3033074 [info]