Vessel whistle

Maya culture
A.D. 600–750


Object Place: Mexico, Jaina Island, Campeche

Dimensions

Height 14.8 cm, width 6.6 cm, diameter 4.9 cm (Height 5 13/16 in., width 2 5/8 in., diameter 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.355

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Traces of white and red slip paint, and blue pigment

Provenance

Before 1984, sold by a dealer, Northampton, Massachusetts, to Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts; 1984, sold by Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund