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Dog whistle, duct flute. The cylindrical metal tube with a dog’s head cast at the distal end. The dog has an embossed collar with a buckle at the top. A ringlet on the dog’s forehead has a separate ring attached. The underside of the beak is curved. The internal pea is an irregularly shaped pebble. The mouth or window has rounded sides and a notch at the central point of the labium.


whistle; vessel flute
Musical Instruments

1 item (description level: whole)

Broad category
Musical Instruments, Aerophone
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  whistle; vessel flute
object name:  whistle in shape of dog
common name:  whistle
object name (AAT):  vessel flute
catalogue title:  421.221.31

UK; Europe
Additional place information

overall: 40 x 10 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 40 x 10 mm

Related subjects
object name (old): vessel flutes
object name: whistles

Record created 1999-12-26 by AHOLLOWAY
Record last updated 2017-07-07 by MBIRLEY

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