An imitation of this wooden torch was undoubtedly the torch-case made of clay or metal in the shape of a salpinx.
The Greek name for the Fallopian tube is salpinx (salpinx in Greek means tube).
salpinx sal·pinx (sāl'pĭngks)n. pl. sal·pin·ges (sāl-pĭn'jēz)
See fallopian tube.
See eustachian tube.