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Whistle

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Artist Unknown (Maya)

Date

600-900

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Whistle, Artist Unknown (Maya)
: Pre-Columbian Examples of Ceramic Sculpture
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic, pigment
Size: 7 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 2 in. (19.05 x 8.26 x 5.08 cm)
Creation Place: Central America, Mexico, Yucatan region, Island of Jaina
Culture: Maya, Central America, Mexico, Yucatan region
Style: 7th-10th century, Late Classic
Physical Description: Whistle in the form of a Dignitary; Island of Jaina style. Figure stands with arms crossed and feet spread well apart. The costume consists of a short, two-tiered skirt with a wide panel descending to feet in center front. Stylized hair with feathered hea
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 47.2.5
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009