Whistle in the Form of a Bird

Unidentified Maya maker

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Pre-Columbian

Red terracotta

Overall: 2 5/8 × 2 1/8 × 1 7/8 in. (6.6 × 5.4 × 4.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of W. H. Higgins

25.1.4947

Geography/Culture

Central America, Honduras

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Classification

Americas

Not on view

Provenance

Excavated from a mound on the La Estancia Ranch, La Lima (Cuyamel Fruit Company property) near Villanueva, Honduras by William Horan Higgins (1897-1947), East Providence, Rhode Island, in the 1920‘s; given to present collection, 1925.

Old Number

Red No. 25.8

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