1956A385 Whistling Vessel
|Title:||1956A385 Whistling Vessel|
Whistling Vessel, 200-100 BC
This is a fairly realistic representation of a tropical screech owl. Owls had many associations in ancient Peru especially with warriors, sacrifice and shamanistic ceremonies. These dark associations perhaps arose because of their nocturnal habits.
Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery,
|Usage Rights:||CC0 - Public Domain|
|Size:||75.03 MB; 4566 x 5742 pixels; 387 x 486 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1208 x 1519 mm (screen at 96 DPI);|