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Pan Pipes, Nasca, South Coast Peru


Pan pipes
Nasca, South Coast Peru
Glazed terracotta
15.5" (39.4 cm) high
Pre-Columbian, ca. 100-300 CE

Used to play music, then buried with the dead. There are two perforations, which were used to hang on string around the neck. Notes can still be coaxed if played properly. Repaired crack, custom made stand.
#1649 

$1200


Pan Pipes, Nasca, South Coast Peru, left side
Pan Pipes, Nasca, South Coast Peru, reverse
Pan Pipes, Nasca, South Coast Peru, right side

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