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Panpipes

Object Number:60-14-75
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mayan
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Veracruz (Mexico)
Cerro de las Mesas
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Length: 21.3 cm
Width: 10.4 cm
Thickness: 0.3 cm
Outside Diameter:3.6 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1960

Description

mold made? unpainted but pipes are polished, the three pipes are cylindrical tubes with flat distal ends having one hole in center, graduated in size, shortest has three holes on top two on bottom, middle two holes on top, longest one hole on top and broken distal end, proximal ends are closed but joined at upper surface inn mouthpiece, mold made[?] human head with animal headdress appliqued to upper surface of mouthpiece

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