User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

End-blown flute

Start collecting


By 2001, Mohamed Kaba, Bronx, New York; 2001, sold by Kaba to Dwight B. Heath (b. 1930), Providence, Rhode Island; 2008, gift of Heath to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath in honor of Nova Heath Parsons

Gurunsi people, 20th century

Object Place

Burkina Faso


Overall: 43 x 11 x 4 cm (16 15/16 x 4 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wood, leather


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Aerophones