A sistrum is a hand-held percussion instrument that originated in ancient Egypt and was often played by priestesses in honor of Isis. They have been found in south-central Iraq, Georgia, Greece and are still used in western parts of Africa. Join museum educator Alice Vogler to learn more about sistrums and make your very own sistrum-inspired instrument.
For ages 8-12.
Fee: $20 for Carlos Museum members; $30 for nonmembers. Registration is required at carlos.emory.edu/calendar.