Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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quena (flute)
  • Peru
  • quena (flute), circa 1969
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • bamboo
  • Object Length/Diameter: 44 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 17 5/16 x 3/4 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0643

The length of bamboo has a notch at the fully open end, six finger holes and no surface treatment. It is slightly curved.