Aulos (after ancient Greecian type)

late 19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Length (including reed) 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1895

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Reed pipe allegedly similar to that used by the ancient Greeks. Cylindrical wooden tube with five finger-holes in the front and a thumb-hole in the rear.

Provenance

Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection