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A man plays the Mukkuri

Mukkuri is a traditional Japanese plucked idiophone indigenous to the Ainu. The Mukkuri is made from bamboo and is 10 cm long and 1.5 cm wide. Similar to a jaw harp, sound is made by pulling the string and vibrating the inside.[1]


  1. ^ アイヌ文化振興・研究推進機構 (The Foundation for Research and Promotion of Ainu Culture (FRPAC)) (Japanese) , Mukkuri, May, 2009.

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