Female-figure rattle

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Culture/People
probably Veracruz/Gulf Coast (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Robert L. Huber, Non-Indian
Seller
Robert L. Huber, Non-Indian
Presenter/funding source
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, Non-Indian, 1913-1987
Object Name
Female-figure rattle
Media/Materials
Pottery, paint
Techniques
Mold-made, painted
Dimensions
23 x 21 x 8 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound
Place
Nopiloa; Joachín (Huachin, Juachina); Tierra Blanca Municipality, Papaloapan Region; Veracruz State; Mexico
Date created
AD 250–900 (Classic period)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from Robert L. Huber (a dealer in Latin American antiquities) in 1967 using funds donated by Dr. Arthur Sackler (1913-1987, a New York City physician, philanthropist, and art collector).
Catalog Number
23/9576
Barcode
239576.000
See related items
Veracruz/Gulf Coast (archaeological culture)
Music and Sound
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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