Ancient Instruments - Make Your Own Egyptian Sistrum (Rattle)

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The sistrum is a hand-held percussion instrument that dates back to ancient Egypt. Learn more about the background of this unique percussion instrument that can be seen pictured in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics.

Two pages of instructions are included showing how to to make your own homemade version out of either recycled materials or natural items found outdoors. This is a fun, hands-on project to tie in with world history, social studies, music or the arts.


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