Indus Valley Culture. <em>Small Toy Whistle</em>, 3000–2500 B.C.E. Hand-modeled baked clay with polychromy, 2 1/8 x 2 9/16 in. (5.4 x 6.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 37.38. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.38_SL1.jpg)

Small Toy Whistle

Artist:Indus Valley Culture

Medium: Hand-modeled baked clay with polychromy

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:3000–2500 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 1/8 x 2 9/16 in. (5.4 x 6.5 cm)



Accession Number: 37.38

Image: 37.38_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small toy whistle in the shape of a hen, of reddish clay painted with red stripes to represent feathers. Hollow, with a flat base and a hole in the tail which produces a whistle when one blows into it. The eyes are indicated by two applied circles of pottery.

Brooklyn Museum