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Vessel flute

Flute - Zoomorphic vessel-flute whistle, with internal duct (anal) without fingerholes. Made of pale brown earthenware, with white slip and multicoloured designs (characteristic Czech folk art decoration). Details of bird (eyes, wings) also picked out. Circular base, inscribed " Hand made in Czechoslovakia" .

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  • Materials:Ceramic; Earthenware; Pigment
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  • Repository:Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge
  • Measurements:L: 82mm; W: 40mm; H: 58mm