Profile Head Whistle, ca. 750

  • Maya, Precolumbian

Polychromed wood

  • Framed: Overall: 2 3/4 × 2 1/2 inches (7 × 6.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Joseph H. Boyer Memorial Fund

77.37

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Classic
  • Mayan
  • Polychromy
  • Relief
  • Carving
  • Wood
  • Man
  • Musical instrument
  • Whistle
  • Earring
  • Headdress
  • Relief
  • Profile (figure)
  • Pigment
  • Mesoamerica

Provenance

1977-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Maya, Precolumbian, Profile Head Whistle, ca. 750, polychromed wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Joseph H. Boyer Memorial Fund, 77.37.