Scabellum (Lat.; Gk., usually plural, kroupezai or kroupala)
- James W. McKinnon
- and Robert Anderson
Ancient percussion instrument consisting of foot-activated clappers (it is classified as an idiophone). It took the form of a sandal with a thick wooden sole hinged to a similarly shaped block of wood on the ground. To each of the wooden parts hollowed clappers of varying materials were attached....