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Artist
Maya
Title
Whistle in the Shape of a Man Wearing a Bird Costume
Date
600–900 AD
Medium
Molded and incised earthenware with traces of pigment
Dimensions
6 3/16 × 5 1/2 × 3 1/4 in. (15.7 × 14 × 8.3 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Frank Carroll

Current Location
The Caroline Wiess Law Building
205M WIESS GALLERY
Accession Number
2016.279
Classification
Ceramics
Provenance

Private collection, Florida, by early 1970s–2001; Sam Merrin, New York, 2001–2007; Sold through [Merrin Gallery, New York]; purchased by Frank Carroll, Houston, November 8, 2007; given to MFAH, 2016.