Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Ghana
  • flute, late 1800s–2001
  • Where object was made: Ghana
  • bamboo
  • Object Length/Diameter: 39 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 15 3/8 x 1 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0715

The bamboo flute has a small hole in one end, a whistle hole on the back, and a thumbhole. There are six fingerholes, curving slightly.