Asian Musical Instruments

Small Kercapi Carved with a wonderful sound like a fretless banjo. Used by the Batak people, an ancient people native to the volcanic area of Sumatra. Considered fierce warriors, their contact with neighboring people and the rest of the world was minimal until the arrival of missionaries in the mid-19th century. As one of the few cannibalistic tribes to have a written script of their own, the Batak's history, religion, rituals, medicine and even magic potions have survived for generations. Much of the Batak's beliefs remain and have simply been integrated with the world of today. STR150B   $220.00  

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