Duct flute

Colima culture
300 B.C.–A.D. 250


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

Length 23.8 cm, diameter 2.2 cm (Length 9 3/8 in., diameter 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.370

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

On View

Ancient South America Gallery (Gallery LG33)

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Traces of white pigment

Provenance

Before 1984, sold at Brimfield Flea Market, Brimfield, Massachusetts, to Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts; 1984, sold by Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund