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tlapitzalli (flute)
  • Mexico
  • tlapitzalli (flute), 700–900 CE
  • Where object was made: Jalisco, Mexico
  • ceramic
  • Object Length/Diameter: 26 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 10 1/4 x 3/4 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0663

This cylindrical black ceramic flute has a semicircular hole in one end with a whistle hole nearby. It has four fingerholes at the opposite end. The flute is undecorated.