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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Whistle figurine with bird headdress

200 B.C.

Ceramic

7.5 × 3.7 cm (2 15/16 × 1 7/16 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1958.14.15i
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Colima
Period: 
Protoclassic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1958 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 164, 330, no. 359, fig. 198.

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