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Pena is a stringed instrument made of coconut shells, horsehair, and iron. This traditional instrument is found in Manipur. Majorly used in traditional music and dance forms.

PENA in Manipur

Material: Coconut shell, horsehair, iron

A bowed instrument with parched coconut shell belly, Lathe finished wooden fingerboard and single horse hair string. Played with a horse hair bow with an arched iron rod with jingle bells and bamboo handle. Used in traditional music and dance forms.