Vessel whistle

Guangala culture
500 B.C.–A.D. 500


Object Place: Ecuador, Central Coast

Dimensions

Height 7.6 cm, width 3.6 cm, depth 2.9 cm (Height 3 in., width 1 7/16 in., depth 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.343

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

On View

Ancient South America Gallery (Gallery LG33)

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund