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End-blown flute (quena)

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Provenance

Before 1984, sold by a dealer, Lima, Peru, to Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts; 1984, sold by Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Unknown culture, after A.D. 1600

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

Length 35 cm, width 2.6 cm (Length 13 3/4 in., width 1 in.)

Accession Number

1984.334

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones