• Culture/People:

    probably Tuza-Piartal (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Whistle in the form of a land snail

  • Date created:

    AD 1100-1500

  • Place:

    Huaca; San Pedro de Huaca Canton; Carchi Province; Ecuador

  • Media/Materials:

    Pottery

  • Techniques:

    Modeled, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected or excavated in 1910 during an expedition to Ecuador led by Marshall H. Saville (1867-1935, MAI staff member) and funded by George Gustav Heye.

  • Dimensions:

    14 x 10.5 x 7.5 cm

  • Catalog number:

    3/875

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