421.221.2 Partly-stopped flutes with internal duct

Duct flute with five fingerholes. The bamboo body with bands of incised decoration. One of a pair of two (5 fingerhole duct) flutes played simultaneously by one player; the other is Museum number M6.12.65/224.

This is one of a pair of duct flutes that is intended to be played simultaneously by a single player. The other is museum number M6.12.65/224a. This pair of flutes originates from North India. A common local name for a duct flute played with a pair is algōjā.

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