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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

Possibly Huanca or Wanka culture, A.D. 850–1500

Object Place

Huancavalica province, Peru

Dimensions

Height 2.7 cm, width 1.6 cm, length 3.1 cm (Height 1 1/16 in., width 5/8 in., length 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1984.351

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones