Double-Chambered Whistling Vessel in the form of a Bird

Unidentified Chimú Inca maker

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1472-1532

Smudge-fired blackware terracotta

Overall: 6 11/16 × 8 7/16 × 4 1/8 in. (17 × 21.5 × 10.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Richard J. MacCornack, Class of 1937

56.12.13578

Geography/Culture

South America, Peru

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Classification

Americas

Not on view

Exhibition History

Oculate Beings and Horrible Birds: Image and Meaning in Ancient Andean Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30, 1999-November 5, 2000, no. 43.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 18, 2005-January 21, 2008.

Provenance

Acquired in Peru by Richard John MacCornack (1914-1998), Boulder, Colorado, about 1938; given to present collection, 1956.

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