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This instrument was collected in the field by Percy Horace Gordon and Hannah Powell-Cotton. It is an end-blown whistle ("Oogwana") made from a bushbuck horn, in which the player blows against the larger open end of the horn. A narrow and slanted exit hole is carved at the pointed end of the horn. There is also a small hole, now plugged (fingerhole?), carved next to the end and a third hole at the edge of the opening, possibly for a strap.

  • Culture:Luo
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.111 (Single) end-blown flutes
  • Repository:Powell-Cotton Museum
  • Measurements:Length: 230mm