Vessel flute

Guanacaste-Nicoya culture
Period V
A.D. 500–800


Object Place: Costa Rica

Dimensions

Length 10.2 cm, width 5.4 cm, height 5.9 cm (Length 4 in., width 2 1/8 in., height 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.365

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

On View

Ancient South America Gallery (Gallery LG33)

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Red and black on cream slip paint

Provenance

1984, sold by Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund