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Whistling Jar Period: Late Intermediate (Chimu) (Pre-Columbian) Date: 1000–1476 Geography: North Coast, Peru Culture: Chimu Medium: Mold-form clay Dimensions: Overall: 16 x 9.5 x 19.6cm; wt. 67.3 g. (6 5/16 x 3 3/4 x 7 11/16in.; 2.3739 oz.) Classification: Aerophone-Blow Hole-vessel flute Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889 Accession Number: 89.4.689

Whistling Jar - Period: Late Intermediate (Chimu) (Pre-Columbian) Date: Geography: North Coast, Peru Culture: Chimu Medium: Mold-form clay

CHIMÚ culture  North 1100 – 1470 AD  Vessel in the form of a seated dog   1100-1470 AD ceramic , blackware,

CHIMÚ culture North 1100 – 1470 AD Vessel in the form of a seated dog AD ceramic , blackware,

Moche North coast, Peru  Vessel in the Form of an Owl Impersonator, 100 B.C./A.D. 500  Ceramic and pigment 23.5 x 18.4 cm (9 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.)

Moche Owl Vessel, North coast of Peru, ca. Ceramic and pigment.

Pre-Columbian Date: 1300–1500 Geography: Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia Culture: Tairona People; La Aguja Style Medium: Ceramic Dimensions: L. 6.8 cm (2-11/16 in.); W. 4.9 cm (1-15/16 in.) Classification: Aerophone-Whistle Flute Credit Line: Gift of Roberta Lee Boxer, 1984

Pre-Columbian Date: Geography: Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia Culture: Tairona People; La Aguja Style Medium: Ceramic Dimensions: L.) Classification: Aerophone-Whistle Flute Credit Line: Gift of Roberta Lee Boxer, 1984

Quenista Moche

Photograph of a Moche (Mochica) ceramic pot vessel in the form of a recumbent anthropomorphic peanut playing a musical instrument. The instrument is a quena that is a type of Andean flute. The musician peanut legume is given a man’s head.

Pottery; Pre-Columbian, Peru, Blackware Vessel, Human Form, Strap Handle, 8 inch.

Pottery; Pre-Columbian, Peru, Blackware Vessel, Human Form, Strap Handle, 8 inch.

Bottle, Throne with Figures  Date:     14th–15th century Geography:     Peru Culture:     Chimú Medium:     Silver

Bottle, Throne with Figures Date: century Geography: Peru Culture: Chimú Medium: Silver

Double-Chambered Bottle, Figure  Date:     6th–10th century Geography:     Peru Culture:     Wari Medium:     Ceramic

Double-Chambered Bottle, Figure Date: century Geography: Peru Culture: Wari Medium: Ceramic

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