Pre-Columbian Mexican South Veracruz Terracotta Whistle in the form of a Coyote
Pre-Columbian Mexican South Veracruz Terracotta Whistle in the form of a Coyote
Pre-Columbian Mexican South Veracruz Terracotta Whistle in the form of a Coyote
Pre-Columbian Mexican South Veracruz Terracotta Whistle in the form of a Coyote
Pre-Columbian Mexican South Veracruz Terracotta Whistle in the form of a Coyote

Pre-Columbian Mexican South Veracruz Terracotta Whistle in the form of a Coyote

300 to 900 Mexico

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A Pre-Columbian Mexican South Veracruz Terracotta Whistle in the form of a Coyote
Damage to the ears and one paw
300 – 900AD

Size: 10.5cm high, 7cm wide, 6.5cm deep – 4¼ ins high, 2¾ ins wide, 2½ ins deep
Provenance: Ex Belgian Private collection
For peoples of Pre-Columbian Mexico the coyote or jackal was closely connected with sexuality. In this still playable whistle he is depicted with large ears and a long pointed snout.
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Terracotta
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