Globular Vessel whistle carved from an immature coconut with its point left on. It has been pierced at the top and in the side for blowing and fingering. The surface is shallowly engraved with a decorative scheme throughout with a series of concentric barred ovals, chevrons and a single band of zig zag decoration.

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