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Before 1978, father of Joseph Espinoza, Brazil; 1978, by descent to his son, Joseph Espinoza, Toronto, Canada; between 2004 and 2007, sold by Espinoza to Arte Xibalba, Osprey, Florida; 2007, sold by Arte Xibalba to Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts; 2010, gift of Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Douglas Deihl

Paracas culture, 600–175 BC

Object Place

Southern Coast, Peru


Length x width x depth: 20.5 x 5.1 x 4.5 cm (8 1/16 x 2 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Clay, pigment


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Aerophones