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Vessel flute

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Provenance

Before 1984, sold by a German collector, Quito, Ecuador, to Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts; 1984, sold by Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Guangala culture, 500 B.C.–A.D. 500

Object Place

Central Coast, Ecuador

Dimensions

Length 3.9 cm, width 2.2 cm, height 2.5 cm (Length 1 9/16 in., width 7/8 in., height 1 in.)

Accession Number

1984.348

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones