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Name: Whistling vessel with bird whistle
IDAEH Cultural Property No:
Category: Vasija Silbilante
Period: CLASSIC (150/200 A.D.-900 A.D.) Early Classic (150/200- 650 AD).
Provenance: Guatemalan Highlands
Medium / Material: Clay
Technique: Appliqué / application, Grooving, Modeled, Painting, Polished
Location: Bodega

Height: 13.5 cm
Length: 19 cm
Diameter: 2.2 cm

References to similar objects:


1. “SOUNDS OF ANTIQUITY”. Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española, Antigua Guatemala (Julio 16, 2021- Marzo 28, 2022)

2. “SOUNDS OF ANTIQUITY”. Museo Ixchel del Traje Indígena, Ciudad de Guatemala (30 de marzo al 23 de mayo, 2022)



Photo credits: Jorge Pérez de Lara; FLAAR