Different styles of musical relicts for  religious ceremonies- Hansford Collins Jr

This gallery will show you the different religious musical relicts that have been used in several religious ceremonies. Through painting, both wooden and ceramic sculptures, and metal alloy.

The "Woman Holding a Sistrum" shows an early Egyptian woman. With the head dress and the collar necklace, the woman shown can be a queen or an Egyptian goddess.
This ancient Peruvian sculptural vessel is made of ceramic. Showing a man playing a pan flute with a woman by his side. Ancient Peruvians believed this is a way to communicate with the dead
The tlalpanhuehuetl or "earth drum" comes from the Mexican culture. The drum is carved from ahuehuete tree trunk. Drum head is made from animal skin.
The bells come from the Zeng Hhou Yi Dynasty. Each bell, with gold inlaid inscriptions, is made of alloy from tin, lead and bronze. They are being found in ancient Chinese tombs
Made from gold and silver, this jogan played role in ceremonies both royal and weddings where musicians would surround and with this placed in from of the ruler.
This mouth harp is made of bamboo and was used in Ainu (Japanese) culture. They used them to imitate animal calls during ceremonial dances.
This gamelan (wooden xylophone) made from wood can be found in the Indonesian cultural. They are carved to replicate fiction and non-fiction animals. The gamelan is used in a variety ways.
The Ikhel is found in the Mongolia cultural. Made with wood and horse hair for the pair of strings. The Mongolians use this both in dance and ceremonies.
This horn is made from glass. I chose this glass horn because sometimes an instrument can be used in another way. When not using as a musical instrument, they are used as a drinking vessels.
This lyre comes from the Early Dynastic III Mesopotamia period and was made from wood and silver. Finding musical instruments in Mesopotamia tombs shows how important music was to them.
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