Ocarina in the form of an Owl

Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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300 BCE-300 CE

Terracotta with red and white pigment

Overall: 2 3/16 x 2 1/4 x 2 15/16 in. (5.5 x 5.7 x 7.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Victor M. Cutter, Class of 1903W

38.12.5486

Geography/Culture

Central America, Costa Rica

Period

Pre-Columbian

Object Name

Musical Instrument: Wind Instrument

Classification

Americas

Not on view

Exhibition History

Globalization in Ancient Costa Rican Arts, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 25-October 1, 2006.

Provenance

Collected by Victor Macomber Cutter (1881-1952), early 1900's; lent to present collection, 1938-1953; bequeathed to Florence Edith deJongh Cutter (1885-1957), 1952; given to present collection, 1953.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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