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Whistle in the form of a dolphin on a duck

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Dolphin on back of duck; one head serves for both. Orifice in tail of duck and round opening in head which allow passage of air through body and up hollow neck. Small lump of clay confined in head of dolphin forms a rattle. Decoration in black glaze covering upper part of the bodies and stippled...

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Source unidentified

Greek, East Greek, about 575–550 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Rhodes (or Western Anatolia), Greece


Legacy dimension: 0.109 gr. H. 0.149 gr. L.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World