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Image: End-blown bone Flute from the Nasca Culture

This flute is from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. It is listed by the museum as an End-blown flute from the Nasca Culture, 200–600 CE, Southern Coastal region of Peru, made of bone. It measures 14.7 cm × 2.2 cm (5.79" × 0.87"). Item 24808, Accession number 1988.243.

See The Development of Flutes in the Americas for more context about this image.

End-blown bone Flute from the Nasca Culture

 

   
 

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