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Zoolite Fish Shaped Trumpets

Museu Nacional

Museu Nacional

Rare zoomorphic sculpture, probably in phyllite or shale, produced by populations of ceramic growers from the Amazon. The two circular and parallel holes that appear in the center of the piece are recurrent in the stone idols found in the region of the Trombetas River.

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  • Title: Zoolite Fish Shaped Trumpets
  • Physical Dimensions: w14 x h19 cm
  • Rights: Copyright © 2017 Museu Nacional/UFRJ
  • Setor: Arqueologia Brasileira
  • Sala de Exposição: Horticultores Ceramistas
  • Povo/Cultura: Rio Trombetas
  • Local de Coleta/Origem: Região do Rio Trombetas, Pará.
  • Data de Origem/Produção: Pré-história brasileira
  • Area de Conhecimento: Arqueologia

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