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NAZCA PAN PIPE
CA. A.D. 300-600
The prototypical Andean wind instrument with nine blow holes and painted on one side with an all-encompassing figure of the "demon-feline" in a flying posture grasping a trophy-head in one hand and a staff in the other, wearing a mouth mask and serpent headdress, with numerous trophy-heads hanging from his belt and serpent-headed streamers issuing forth, in vivid shades of brown, orange, deep red, ochre, aquamarine green and white.