Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Quillacinga maker
    active 600–1600
  • flute, 1000 CE
  • Where object was made: Colombia
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Length/Diameter: 19.5 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 7 5/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0427

Cylindrical ceramic flute with a bulbous expansion at one end. Orange with dark brown lines around it, but enough ot the paint is missing that the design is obscured. One fingerhole. Open and either end.