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Sistrum

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An instrument consisting of a thin metal frame, through which passed a number of metal rods, and furnished with a handle by which it was shaken and made to rattle. It was peculiarly Egyptian, and used especially in the worship of Isis. It is still used in Nubia.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Sistrum'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/s/sistrum.html. 1828.

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