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Tsintsila (Georgian Folk Instruments)

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

Tsintsila is an ancient Georgian percussion instrument that represents a couple of oval plates with handholds. During archeological excavations in a sepulchre near the territory of castle (“Modinakhe”) a couple of plates (i.e. “Tsintsila”) were found with other relics. The sepulchre is thought to date back to the IV century A.D. The similar instruments were [...]