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Chavin Antara - Black

SKU: mmcf2

 • Product Size: 4.5" L  x  1 cm" H  x  4" W

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Jose Vitancio Humeres


Replica of a monochrome antara from the Chavín culture with eight tubes. Exquisitely sculpted by ethnomusicologist Jose Vitancio Humeres of Peru. 


  • The Siku (Quechua: antara) is a traditional Andean panpipe. This is the main instrument used in a musical genre known as sikuri. This ancient indigenous instrument traditionally contains 13 tubes/pipes.

  • Jose Vitancio Humeres

    Jose Vitancio Humeres appeared on US television in a video demonstrating the magical intonations of these works of art called whistling vessels. Vitancio Humeres resides in Cusco, capital city of the Cusco Province. He is dedicated to the collection of this kind of curious collectible artwork and creates them in replica. His works are shown in the Inca Museum Cusco.

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    RESEARCHER OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OF ANDE JOSE VITANCIO

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