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siku arca (panpipe)
  • Bolivia
    active: Bolivia
  • siku arca (panpipe), late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Bolivia
  • bamboo, string
  • Object Height/Width: 31 x 9.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 12 3/16 x 3 3/4 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0654

The panpipe consists of seven bamboo tubes arranged by length. They are bound at the top end with two strips of bamboo held in place with string.