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Ceremonial objects - Bones and teeth

Bone musical instruments: flute, Iximché, Guatemala, 900-1500 AD, 21 x 4 cm; rasp, Altar de Sacrificios, Guatemala, 600-900 AD, 14.3 x 4.5 cm.

Bone musical instruments: flute, Iximché, Guatemala, 900-1500 AD, 21 x 4 cm; rasp, Altar de Sacrificios, Guatemala, 600-900 AD, 14.3 x 4.5 cm.

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Maya carved bone, Petén, Guatemala, 550-900 AD, 14 x 6 cm.

Maya carved bone, Petén, Guatemala, 550-900 AD, 14 x 6 cm.

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Material
Bones | Human remains
Type
Musical instruments | Religious and ceremonial objects
Details
Ceremonial objects and musical instruments, made from human and animal bones and teeth.
Red List
Red List of Endangered Cultural Objects of Central America and Mexico
Countries
Guatemala
Period
Prehispanic