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Whistle

Artist/Maker: Tairona (Colombia)

Date: 500-1550
Medium: pottery and slip paint
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 x 3 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. (10.2 x 8.6 x 4.8 cm)
Classification: Musical Instruments
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Bischoff
Object number: 84.0248.01
DescriptionThe miniature figure wears a broad nose plaque and a circular labret. The original adormnents were probably made of gold. Incised lines on the face may represent tatooing or face painting.
Not on view