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End-blown flute (kaur?)

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Body of bamboo, the distal end shaped into two prongs (155 mm. long), just beyond node. Surface has incised triangles, alternately painted light brown Large notch at embouchure. Two widely-spaced fingerholes at distal end, just above node.

Provenance

2002, accessioned as source unidentified to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 3, 2002)

Credit Line

Source unidentified

mid-20th century

Object Place

Possibly Ambrim, Vanuatu

Dimensions

Length 92 cm, width 3.5 cm (Length 36 1/4 in., width 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.606

Medium or Technique

Bamboo

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones