Showing results

Hide images


Whistle (one of three); made of pottery; in the form of hermit; ovoid base painted yellow with unpainted mouthpiece at back; hermit stands on base, hands behind back; tall pointed hat painted green with white markings, eyebrows, eyes, moustache and beard black, skin pink, suit green with white markings, rosary around neck white.

  • Maker:
  • Collection:
    British Museum
  • Inventory number:
  • Place of production:
  • Culture:
  • Period:
  • Materials:
  • Specific materials/techniques:
  • Decorative elements:
  • Inscriptions:
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:
  • Repository:British Museum