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Pre-Columbian Flute from Peru

Pre-Columbian Flute from Peru


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre 1492: Item # 1432027

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An amazing pre-columbian flute which originates from Peru. It has a beautifully carved pattern combined with two colours. Instruments in the Pre-Columbian era was almost exclusively used for sacrificial and religious rituals.

Provenance: This artefact is from the Lyngby Collection. A collection of more than 1000 pieces which was found in the basement of a villa in the city Lyngby, north of Copenhagen. Most of the items were identified as stolen and were therefore sent back to the countries of origin. Many of the antiquities however were also sold to collectors and dealers.

Culture & Year: Peru, 700 – 1100 a.d.

Condition: Good, small repairs have been made, see pictures.

Height: 7.5 cm
Length: 18.5 cm
Width: 7.8 cm