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Aztec Death Whistle

by Paralogical Design

Aztec Death Whistle 3d printed view video to hear
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Aztec Death Whistle 3d printed view video to hear
Aztec Death Whistle 3d printed view video to hear
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About this Product

Aztec Death Whistles were used in death ceremonies when rulers died. Hundreds of priests would march through the streets blowing these whistles to communicate to the spirit world and prepare the soul for the journey to the afterlife.

The form of this whistle is directly based on a postclassic clay sculpture of a sacrifice victim, while the internals and size are derived from death whistles found in archaeological digs. Listen to the video to hear the chilling screaming sounds these produce.

Playing this whistle can be hard. Start softly blowing directly into the hole adjusting the angle until it starts to sound like static. Once you've found the right angle, going from no air to to blowing hard makes the whistle scream more realistically. One angle makes a nice musical tone like a whistle - this is the wrong angle. It should sound like static or growling that grows to a scream when more air is blown into the whistle.
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Aztec Death Whistle in White Strong & Flexible
Width Height Depth
4 cm 5.44 cm 4.576 cm
This model is 3D Printed in White Strong & Flexible: White nylon plastic with a matte finish and slight grainy feel.
Model version 1 | Last updated on 12/28/2014

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Plastic

White Strong & Flexible
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  • 3D printed just for you.
  • White Strong & Flexible: White nylon plastic with a matte finish and slight grainy feel.
$32.80
Secure Checkout
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