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History of the Harp

 
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  The harp instrument has been around since B.C. times, more than 5,000 years.The following pictures are of ancient harps.  
     
  Ancient Egyptian drawing that depicted a harp, B.C.  
     
  Frame Harp, Greece, 4th -5th Century A.D.  
       
  Pedal harp in a London street during the 19th Century A.D.  
       
  Modern Baby Blue Electric harp created by the Virginia Harp Center.

 

 
       
       
 

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