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Highly Endangered

The extremely rare and endangered Belikan Saribas  was never a dominant instrument amongst the Iban  as percussion instruments such as gongs were more commonly played .

Owned by  Dato Seri  Edmund Langgu for over  30 years, this two stringer fretless belikan was made by Kilat Anak Indam of Sg. Kelampai longhouse.


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