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date: 16 November 2019

Piki [piki piki]locked

  • Ferdinand J. de Hen

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[piki piki]

Whistle of the Mbuti people and of the Pygmies living with the Balese people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The conical wooden body is about 17 cm long. Reportedly, the piki piki of the Balese is always decorated with metallic binding.

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