Panpipes (castrapuercas)

19th century

Object Place: Spain


Length 7 cm, width 7 cm, thickness 1 cm (Length 2 3/4 in., width 2 3/4 in., thickness 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tinplated iron

Not On View


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Aerophones

Iron, tinplated. Nine tubes. Wire loop for a cord. Compass: e”’-f””; diatonic scale.


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