237 Results: Portfolio is "Pre-Columbian"

Whistle - Shell Effigy

750 - 1200 C.E.
2 1/2 in. x 6 in. (6.35 cm x 15.24 cm)
Creation Place:
Highland Narino Region, Colombia
Object Type:
Musical Instruments-Ceramics
Medium and Support:
Slip painted terracotta
Credit Line:
Purchase made possible by a generous gift from Akaloa Resource Foundation
Accession Number:
Currently on view:

Bibliography List

This object has the following bibliographic references:

  • Armand J. Labbé. Pre-Columbian Art:  Marine Animal Forms. Mingei International Museum. San Diego, CA , 2001. Page Number: 69.
  • Harmer Johnson. Guide To The Arts of The Americas. Rizzoli. New York , September 15, 1992.
  • Geoffrey H. S. Bushnell. Ancient Arts of the Americas. F. A. Praeger. New York, NY , 1965.

Exhibition List

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

  • Pre-Columbian Art - Marine Animal Forms. 12/11/2001 - 10/28/2003.

Portfolio List

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