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Panpipes (antara)

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By about 1930, private collection, Texas; before 1982, acquired by James Economos, New York; 1982, sold by Economos to Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts; 1984, sold by Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Nasca culture, A.D. 200–600

Object Place

Southern Coast, Peru

Catalogue Raisonné


Length 46 cm, width 18 cm, thickness 2.5 cm (Length 18 1/8 in., width 7 1/16 in., thickness 1 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware: red slip paint


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Aerophones