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in the Making
 
Citole was a popular plucking instrument, which was played all over Europe from the 13th to the 15th centuries. In addition to voluminous iconographic material depicting citoles, fortunately one instrument has also survived; it dates back to 1330 and is preserved at the British Museum.
My unfinished instrument is based on several different iconographic sources. The instrument has been carved out of a maple trunk, with a lionā's head on its top. The instrument will have five double strings.
 
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