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date: 14 December 2019

Sring [srink]locked

  • Jonathan McCollum

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[srink]

End-blown flute of medieval Armenia, analogous to the modern Blul . Sring is also the generic Armenian term for end-blown flutes, often played by shepherds. Archaeological specimens made of stork bone with fingerholes, dating from the 5th century bce to the Middle Ages, have been excavated in the village of Garni in Kotayk province and in the historical city of Dvin, near modern Hnaberd. (M. Khorenatsi: ...

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