Flute

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Culture/People
probably Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Stendahl Galleries (Stendahl Gallery), 1911-
Seller
Stendahl Galleries (Stendahl Gallery), 1911-
Seller agent
Alfred E. Stendahl, Non-Indian, 1915-2010
Object Name
Flute
Media/Materials
Pottery, paint
Techniques
Modeled, appliquéd, painted
Dimensions
55 x 5.5 x 13 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound
Place
Isla Jaina (Jaina Island); Hecelchakán Municipality; Campeche State; Mexico
Island Name
Isla Jaina
Island Grouping
Gulf of Mexico coastal islands
Date created
AD 650–1100 (Late to Terminal Classic period)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI in 1967 from the Stendahl Galleries (Hollywood, California), owned and operated by Alfred Stendahl (1915-2010).
Catalog Number
24/1025
Barcode
241025.000
See related items
Maya (archaeological culture)
Music and Sound
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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