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ocarina
  • Colima peoples
  • ocarina, 100–300 CE
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • ceramic
  • Object Length/Diameter: 13.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 5 5/16 x 1 3/8 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0404
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Short, conical flute. Red-brown. Wider end is the mouthpiece, with a slit at one edge and a whistlehole below. Two rows of three fingerholes on the narrow end.