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Some musical instruments are anthropomorphized and made to resemble parts of the human body.The Egyptians commonly shaped their clappers in the form of hands; this pair in carved wood, depicting fingers and bracelets. Clappers are made to produce a loud percussive sound when struck together. In Egypt they kept time in musical ensembles with other instruments such as sistra, harps, and flutes.

Clappers, Wood, Egyptian

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