Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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one of a set of two zampoñas
  • Peru
  • one of a set of two zampoñas, circa 1969
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • bamboo, string
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 25.5 x 8.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 10 1/16 x 3 3/8 x 13/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0078.01
Description

Panpipe made from six pieces of bamboo, each a different length, closed on one end and open on the other. The pieces of bamboo are joined together with a thin strip of bamboo wrapped around all of them and lashed in place with a white string.