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sistrum

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE).

Ancient type of rattle used in worship of goddess Isis, comprising rings or bells which jingled on a metal frame when shaken by handle. Sometimes called for by 19th‐cent. composers.

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