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Whistle

Date:
7th–2nd century B.C.
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Paracas
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H. 1 15/16 x W. 1 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. (5 x 3.5 x 3.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1068
Not on view
[Harold Kaye, New York and London, acquired by 1961]; [Everett Rassiga, New York, until 1963]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1963, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1963–1978

Bird, Junius B. Art and Life in Old Peru: An exhibition. New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1961, p. 200, fig. 49A.

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, 484.



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