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Sistrum


Sistrum was a rattle used for dancing in ancient times, sometimes in Egypt, being part of the fertility rites. It was a prominent feature in religious and profane dancing in Rome until the 11th century AD. The sactrum also was employed by the Aztecs, and throughout South America. A.G.H.


Source: 2, 269-270.


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