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At A Glance

  • Period

    12th-13th century
  • Material

    Bronze (copper alloy)
  • Dimension

    H x W: 3.4 x 2.8 cm (1 5/16 x 1 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Provenance

    Excavated from kiln site no. 6, Ban Prasat village, Ban Kruat district, Buriram province, Northeast Thailand. [1]
    From 1973 to 1999
    Mr. and Mrs. Roy Galloway, Easton, Maryland, purchased from a local villager from the Ban Kruat sites in Buriram province, Northeast Thailand. [2]
    From 1999
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Galloway, Easton, Maryland. [3]
    [1] See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record. According to an email from Roy Galloway to Louise Cort in June 22, 1999, he believes they were dug up in the field from the Ban Kruat sites, but he did not see them recovered. Nor did he do the digging.
    [2] See Curatorial Remarks 2 and 3 in the object record.
    [3] See note 2.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mr. and Mrs. Roy Galloway
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Mr. Roy Galloway
  • Type

    Musical Instrument
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