Antique bronze Whistle, Hawking whistle, British Medieval period. .

Most people know little about Falconry & Hawking, a fascinating theme.
                

Ancient bronze falconry, Hawking whistle England. Medieval period.
one of two known compare  to one below, more details after summer break. 
Found in East Anglia.
                                                             

Eagle huntsman in Karakol,  
falconry & Hawking see wikipedia.


       

A simmilar whistle, picture borrowed from the www.colchestertreasurehunting.co.uk/B/bells.htm 
& google image search.
Both whistles have a very small piece missing where a hole for lanyard was made , at the top one there is still
a part of the hole that can be seen.


Avner Strauss , whistlemuseum courtesy Saltarbut,  & סל תרבות  All rights reserved Copyright © 2009. www.saltarbut.org

 

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