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Art of the Ancient Americas
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Artist: Unknown

Animal or human face whistle

n.d.

Ceramic

6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1958.14.64L
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Oaxaca ?
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), 116, no. 257.

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