eadfrith: A Medieval Musician from The Rutland Psalter - folio Playing a early type of violin known as The Vielle. Manuscript made in England, possibly in London circa AD 1260 Add MS Images from the British Library manuscript website.
Reproduction of Sutton Hoo lyre. This lyre or one like it was made by Michael J. King for the Sutton Hoo visitors centre where it will be on permanent exhibit. The Anglo Saxon original is in the British Museum.
Andalusian lutes from the Cantigas de Santa Maria, c. Muslims conquered Spain in the Century, and Spain became a musical melting pot, generating new music and instruments. Sound holes resemble Century Gandhara lute and Century Syrian lute.
https://flic.kr/p/pBK1mH | DSC_0283 | Bernardino di Cola del Merlo MADONNA IN TRONO CON BAMBINO E SANTI, SAN MICHELE ARCANGELO, SAN RAFFAELE ARCANGELO, SAN SEBASTIANO, SANTO VESCOVO Tempera su tavola; fine XV sec Proveniente dalla Chiesa di S. Lorenzo a Pianella (PE) L'Aquila, Museo Nazionale d'Abruzzo - Pinterest