Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Egypt
  • nay, circa 1971
  • Where object was made: Egypt
  • cane, incising, pigment
  • Object Length/Diameter: 23.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 9 1/4 x 13/16 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0085

Flute made from a piece of segmented cane. There are six finger holes and it is open on both ends. There are three bands of incised lines crossed with shorter, diagonal lines, which are then colored with a pinkish red pigment.