Where did harps originate from?

Answer It's not known for certain where harps originally originated, although cave paintings from 15,000 B.C.E. depicting a harp-like instrument were found in France, and depictions of harp-like instrumen... Read More »

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Instructions for Making Harps?

Purchasing a harp can be quite expensive; however, making your own harp is a fun and cost-effective way to obtain the instrument. Often, a harp that you build yourself will be half the price of an ... Read More »

Different Kinds of Small Harps?

The small harp, sometimes called a lap or travel harp, can be a convenient second harp for a traveling musician or an excellent instrument for a beginning harpist. Small harps usually have 22 to 23... Read More »

How many strings do ancient Egyptian harps have?

There were basically two types of harps used in ancient Egypt, a small portable shoulder harp and a larger arched bow harp. The size, shape, and number of strings varied between them. Ancient paint... Read More »

When did the 501(c)(3) originate?

The Tariff Act of 1913 is the direct predecessor of Title 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(3) (exemption from tax on corporations, certain trusts, etc.; list of exempt organizations). The Revenue Acts of 1918,... Read More »