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Rura

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Aoba island, Ambae, Vanuatu
Culture:
Melanesian
Medium:
Bamboo
Dimensions:
L. 53.8 cm (21 3/16in.), D. +/- 1.7 cm (11/16in.)
Classification:
Aerophone-Blow Hole-end-blown flute (vertical)
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.784
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Oceanica and America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1913, vol. II, pg. 37.



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