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date: 19 November 2019

Ambimbo [nambimbo]locked

  • F.J. de Hen

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[nambimbo]

Wooden whistle of the Makere of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. There are two types: a cylindrical, stopped whistle threaded onto a cord or wire either singly or in a set, and a whistle with a slender conical bore. These are probably used for hunting and signalling. (LaurentyA...

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J.S. Laurenty: Systématique des aerophones de l'Afrique centrale (Tervuren, 1974)