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The ahoko is a wooden rod with nutshells, each containing loose seeds, tied to strings which are then tightly wound around the end of the rod. The percussive sound can range from quiet to very loud.
- https://web.archive.org/web/20100706201440/http://www.experiencefestival.com/a/List_of_musical_instruments_-_Percussion_instruments/id/1689127 lists the ahoko as an other percussion instrument, i.e. not a drum.
- https://web.archive.org/web/20160303232900/http://www.hellotrade.com/african-treasures-com/juju-seed-rattle.html Juju Seed Rattle. Description: Also called Ahoko. Nutshells are attached at the end of a wooden handle to make a full resonant rattle sound. Effects range from a very loud tone when shaken strongly, to a quiet rattle when the handle is barely turned.
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