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Andean Jaguar Effigy Mortar [Object of the Day #56]

Andean Jaguar Effigy Mortar

Consider the jaguar. Oft overshadowed by its more regal and striped cousins, this big cat is just as impressive. As the dominant non-human predator in most of the Western Hemisphere, jaguars have been held in esteem for thousands of years, resulting in a wide-range of artwork … but you would never know it by visiting […]

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Native American Voices at the Penn Museum