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English: An illustration from the Encyclopaedia Biblica, a 1903 publication which is now in the public domain.

Fig. 25 for article "Music".

Image of an Assyrian Orchestra, from a slab in the British Museum, dating from the reign of Ashur-bani-pal. There are 7 portable harps, a dulcimer, two double reedpipes(Aulos), and a drum (all played by men). The woman clasping her throat is singing in a particularly high voice; in the 19th century, women in the Near-East clasped their throat like that in order to be able to produce a high tremolo.
Date 1903
Source/Photographer An illustration from the Encyclopaedia Biblica, a 1903 publication which is now in the public domain
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