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End-blown flute

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Before mid-1980s, M. San Marco, Houston, Texas; by mid-1980s, sold by San Marco to Israel Pachenko, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; before 2007, sold by Pachenko to Arte Xibalba, Osprey, Florida; 2007, sold by Arte Xibalba to Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts; 2010, gift of Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Douglas Deihl

Chimú culture, A.D. 1000–1470

Object Place

Northern Coast, Peru


Length x width: 18.4 x 2.7 cm (7 1/4 x 1 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Aerophones