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It was a percussion instrument that consisted of a metal clapper incorporated in a special shoe that was worn by the executant. It accompanied the chorus movements with rhythmical beats. It was usually worn by the aulete thus accompanying the piping.
SOURCES: "M.L. West, Ancient Greek Music", "Solon Michailidis, Encyclopaedia of Ancient Music"