Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pan pipe
  • Peru
  • pan pipe, circa 1971
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • bamboo, string
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 25.5 x 8 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 10 1/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 3/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0084

Pan pipe made with two rows of bamboo tubes that are held together with thin strips of bamboo wrapped around the tubes and lashed in place with white string. Each bamboo tube is approximately the same length, but each one is a slightly different diameter.