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date: 15 November 2019

Ishwaadyé [ishwar]locked

  • Ferdinand J. de Hen

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[ishwar]

Wooden whistle of the Bushongo and Lele peoples of the southwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is tronco-conical and elongated, about 17 to 19 cm long. The upper part bulges out and has a projecting ‘arm’ with one fingerhole. This type of whistle is very common in the Kasayi region and can be found among most peoples, albeit with different names such as ...

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