Maya. <em>Whistle in the Form of a Monkey</em>, 600-900. Ceramic, pigment, 5 x 2 x 1 1/2 in. (12.7 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift in memory of Frederic Zeller, 2009.2.21. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2009.2.21_overall_PS11.jpg)

Whistle in the Form of a Monkey


Medium: Ceramic, pigment

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 5 x 2 x 1 1/2 in. (12.7 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm)


Museum Location: Lobby annex, 1st floor


Accession Number: 2009.2.21

Image: 2009.2.21_overall_PS11.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Hollow whistle figurine (Jaina style) in the form of a standing anthropomorphic monkey or a man wearing a monkey mask. The figure holds something in his right hand (possibly a piece of cloth). There is blue pigment on the top of the head, breast, and armbands. Condition: good

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