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date: 13 November 2019


  • Ferdinand J. de Hen


Term for a vessel or cylindrical whistle among the Luntu, Kete, and neighbouring peoples of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The wooden vessel whistles can be carved in various shapes including stylised animal forms. Among the Kanyoka a similar anthropomorphic ivory whistle is known as kashib. The name is related to ...

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