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Vessel flute

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Brown slip and traces of red pigment

Provenance

1986, sold by Douglas Deihl, Florence, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 26, 1986)

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund

Possibly Tairona culture, A.D. 800–1550

Object Place

Colombia

Dimensions

Length 15 cm, width 7 cm (Length 5 7/8 in., width 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1986.599

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones