From: Colombia | Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 2017-23-76
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tairona
Provenience Colombia | Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
Culture Area Circum-Caribbean
Date Made 1000-1550
Section American
Materials Clay

Clay whistle, possibly animal due to prominent upturned nose, upturned winged or feather headdress and small ear spools. Bat? Geometric line and dot design on body/garment.

Height 4.5 cm
Width 3 cm
Depth 2.9 cm
Credit Line Gift of Lewis Heafitz and the Heafitz family, 2017

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