Vessel flute

Possibly Huanca or Wanka culture
A.D. 850–1500


Object Place: Huancavalica province, Peru

Dimensions

Height 2.7 cm, width 1.6 cm, length 3.1 cm (Height 1 1/16 in., width 5/8 in., length 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1984.351

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Provenance

Before 1984, sold by a German collector, Quito, Ecuador, to Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts; 1984, sold by Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund