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The History And Development Of Musical Instruments From The Earliest Times.

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was the first who drew attention to this sculpture his account of it may interest the reader. " The drawing " he says " is taken from one of the ornamental compartments of a scupltured cross, at the old church of Ullard. From the style of the workmanship, as well as from the worn condition of the cross, it seems older than the similar
monument at Monasterboice which is known to have been set up before the year 830. The sculpture is rude ; the circular rim which binds the arms of the cross together is not pierced in the quadrants, and many of the figures originally in relievo are now wholly abraded. It is difficult to determine whether the number of strings represented is six or seven; but, as has been already
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