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Pre-Columbian Anonymous,
Zoomorphic Whistling Figurine, n. d.
5 3/8 in. x 2 3/4 in. x 1 7/8 in. (13.65 cm x 6.99 cm x 4.76 cm)

Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Molded
Period: Pre-Columbian
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Edward Nagel
Accession Number: 71.1.187

Alternate Title: Zoomorphic Figurine

This piece also does not have a number on it. It has been named temporarily according to its location.

No Marks.

Terracotta, mold formed, with incising and sky blue paint.

Object Description
Mayan whistle with a bird-like body and a demon face. It has a huge headdress and there are circles of clay attached to the piece. There is some decorative incising and sky blue paint. This piece probably came from the morturary island of Jaina.

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