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U991.8.43
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Dog Effigy Ocarina)
Date (Execution) : 1000-1550
Geographical Origin : Rio Claro, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Diquis
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Ceramic; paint
Support / Technique :
Object Type : ocarinas
Visual Description : Whistle in the form of a dog with curled tail. Legs are extended both foeward and backwards expressing locomotion. The mouthpiece is in the tail. One finger is placed ventrally, the other is on the left hand side. The head is hollow and may have been supplied with clay pellets.
Accession # : U991.8.43
Width (cm) : 8.50
Height (cm) : 4.50
Depth (cm) : 3.40
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :