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Galeon Soniruka

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Seruka, Nggela Islands (formerly Florida Islands), Solomon Islands
Culture:
Melanesian
Medium:
bamboo
Dimensions:
Longest pipe 10 in., shortest 1-1/2 in.
Classification:
Aerophone-Blow Hole-panpipe
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.826
Not on view
Marking: in pencil, L.C. says, "Solomon"
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. 32.



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