York, 16-22 Coppergate
Bone whistle
11th - 12th century

Made from a goose or swan ulna, broken at both ends; one face has a blow hole close to one end and a stop hole close to the other. Dimensions: D.11, L.182mm

MacGregor, A., Mainman, A.J. and Rogers, N.S.H., 1999. Craft, Industry and Everyday Life: Bone, Antler, Ivory and Horn from Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York,
The Archaeology of York 17/12, 1977, 7076
Location and accession details
York Archaeological Trust 1976-81.7, sf5316

(Photo: S.I. Hill, © York Archaeological Trust)

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