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Traces of white and red slip paint, and blue pigment

Provenance

Before 1984, sold by a dealer, Northampton, Massachusetts, to Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts; 1984, sold by Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Maya culture, A.D. 600–750

Object Place

Jaina Island, Campeche, Mexico

Dimensions

Height 14.8 cm, width 6.6 cm, diameter 4.9 cm (Height 5 13/16 in., width 2 5/8 in., diameter 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.355

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones