Small Toy Whistle
Hand-modeled baked clay with polychromy
Indus Valley Civilization
A. Augustus Healy Fund
Small toy whistle in the shape of a hen, of reddish clay painted with red stripes to represent feathers. Hollow, with a flat base and a hole in the tail which produces a whistle when one blows into it. The eyes are indicated by two applied circles of pottery.
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Indus Valley Culture. Small Toy Whistle, 3000-2500 B.C.E. Hand-modeled baked clay with polychromy, 2 1/8 x 2 9/16 in. (5.4 x 6.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 37.38. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.38_SL1.jpg)
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