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Vessel whistle

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Possibly Moche culture, possibly before A.D. 1500

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

Length 4.2 cm, width 2.6 cm, height 2 cm (Length 1 5/8 in., width 1 in., height 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.397

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones