Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Ocarina in the Shape of a Bird

300 B.C.–A.D. 500

Ceramic

15.24 x 10.16 cm (6 x 4 in.)
Gift of Bryce Appleton, B. A. 1965, Marc Appleton, M. ARCH. 1972, Lynnie Appleton, and Lili Appleton in honor of their mother, Ariel Bryce Appleton, and her interest in Costa Rica, its people, and their art
2009.200.137
Culture: 
Costa Ricaa, Greater Nicoya
Period: 
Period IV
Classification: 
Musical Instruments
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2010.pdf (accessed 2012).

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