Panpipes (antara)

Nasca culture
200 B.C.–A.D. 750


Object Place: Peru, Southern Coast

Dimensions

Length x width: 44.8 x 12.7 cm (17 5/8 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

2010.616

Medium or Technique

Cane, cloth, feathers, shell

On View

Ancient South America Gallery (Gallery LG33)

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Provenance

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