Art of the Americas - Rattle, Colima Culture, West Mexico

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Colima, West Mexico
Ca. 100 B.C. to 250 A.D.
8" (20.3 cm) long by 4" (10 cm) wide
A forked rattle with a multitude of perforations over the bulbous pod-like bodies, having pellets inside for sound. No damage or restoration. Collection #11-23 can be seen on verso of handle. Exhibited at the Marjorie Barrick Museum, UNLV, 2000s.
Ex. private Nevada collection, ex. David Harner collection, Arkansas, 1950s-1060s.



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