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Turkey: TCHINGUI Danseur Turc
TCHINGUI Danseur Turc
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type: engraving
width in cm:21.0
height in cm: 32.0
artist: Jean-Baptist Vanmour
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A turkish male dancer, The wooden clappers he's playing were used in ancient Egypt as well as in chinese Turkestan. In the older periods, all the dances were called Çengi disregarding their sex. In fact, çengi is the name of the player who played the musical instrument, çeng, but this term is also refered to "a dancer".

Later, only the girl dancers were called Çengi and the male ones Köçek, were those who danced in a different way cladding form.

price: € 9
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