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Four small, edge-blown whistles made of dried and hollow fruit shells (Capparis sp.). Each one has 4 holes strategically placed, of which the larger one should be the mouthhole.

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  • Decorative elements:Fruit shells decorated with pyrographic lines.
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.13 Vessel flutes (without distinct beak)
  • Repository:Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Measurements:Length (with rope height): 325mm. Diameter(s): 38-50mm