Ancient Greek Sistrum

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Mark Cartwright
published on 11 September 2012
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A modern reconstruction of the ancient Greek musical instrument, the sistrum (rattle). (Museum of Ancient Greek Musical Instruments, Katakolon)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, September 11). Ancient Greek Sistrum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Ancient Greek Sistrum." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 11, 2012.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Ancient Greek Sistrum." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Sep 2012. Web. 29 Jul 2021.