BB10 Bullroarer with Human Hair twine
Item # .BB10
Description .Nice Bullroarer with good markings with huamn hair stringing and most ochre still present in stone etched patterns. The Bullroarer is a primitive instrument used by Australian aborigines at initiation and other ceremonies. It is an oblong section of wood, attached to a length of cord through a hole at one end. When swung rapidly through the air it produces a peculiar humming sound or a pulsating low-pitched roar. It is held in sacred veneration by Aborigines, and is never seen by the women of the tribe under penalty of death.
Size .40cm * 6.5cm (15.7″ * 2.5″)