Whistle in the form of a dolphin on a duck

Greek, East Greek
about 575–550 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Rhodes (or Western Anatolia), Greece

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.109 gr. H. 0.149 gr. L.

Accession Number

04.2056

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dolphin on back of duck; one head serves for both. Orifice in tail of duck and round opening in head which allow passage of air through body and up hollow neck. Small lump of clay confined in head of dolphin forms a rattle. Decoration in black glaze covering upper part of the bodies and stippled on under side of duck.

Credit Line

Source unidentified