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Macaw ocarina

Aztec ocarina in the shape of a macaw

Courtesy of the Werner-Forman Archive

Ceramic ocarina in the shape of a macaw or parrot, played by blowing through an aperture at the end of the bird’s tail. Music, song and dance played an indispensable role in Aztec celebrations and festivals. Aztec, British Museum.

The Werner-Forman Archive