Neume Notation Project

Louis W. G. Barton

2.2.a. Picture: Egyptian Cheironomy *

Picture of Egyptian cheironomy

Tomb painting depicting ancient Egyptian cheironomy. Wind instrument players are being guided in the music by hand signs. [2563-2423 B.C.E.]

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Credits: * Picture reproduced from Hans Hickmann, Musikgeschichte in Bildern; Agypten, (Leipzig: Veb Deutscher Verlag fur Musik, 1961), p. 27.

Last revision: 31 October 1999
Copyright (c) 1998 by Louis W. G. Barton