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FAMSI © 2004 - Sarah B. Barber - Proyecto Río Verde, 2003: Report on Excavations at Yugüe

FAMSI © 2004 - Sarah B. Barber - Proyecto Río Verde, 2003: Report on Excavations at Yugüe | Mesoamerican Musical Instruments | Scoop.it
Grantee report submitted to FAMSI - Sarah B. Barber - Proyecto Río Verde, 2003: Report on Excavations at Yugüe
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This is a bone flute that was found in Oaxaca, Mexico and dates to A.D. 100-250, the Formative period. This flute acted as a burial offering and was found with the remains of 33 individuals. This source comes from Sarah B. Barber of the Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies.

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The University of Maine - Hudson Museum - HM5280

The University of Maine - Hudson Museum - HM5280 | Mesoamerican Musical Instruments | Scoop.it
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This dog shaped ocarina was found in Colima, in Western Mexico, and belongs to the Nayarit culture. It is dated to the Late Preclassic period and it is painted red and white. This source comes from the Palmer Collection in the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine.

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The University of Maine - Hudson Museum - HM1920

The University of Maine - Hudson Museum - HM1920 | Mesoamerican Musical Instruments | Scoop.it
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This is a rattle in the form of a female and was used as a percussion instrument. It is dated to the Late Preclassic period and was found in Michoacan, Mexico.This source comes from the Palmer Collection in the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine.

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Mexico & Central America Virtual Hall | Anthropology

Mexico & Central America Virtual Hall | Anthropology | Mesoamerican Musical Instruments | Scoop.it
Truman Furr's insight:

This clay flute, found in Chalco, Mexico, is from the Aztec culture during the postclassic period. The end of the flute is a depiction of a man's face. This source comes from the Division of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History.

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