Composite whistle, made of the nail of a giant armadillo, a gourd disk and cotton tassel.
- Made in: Brazil (Central)
- (Americas,South America,Brazil)
- Found/Acquired: Goiás (north)
- (Americas,South America,Brazil,Goiás (historic state))
- Length: 10.6 inches
Composite whistle made out of the nail of a giant armadillo, with gourd dik & cotton tassel.
50-153 [Am1956,08.50-56]: From KRAHO Indians of Central Brazil (N. Goiás, N. and E. of Rio Manuel Alves Pequeño). Linguistic family: Gê.
Not on display
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: ESA22434
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