University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 97-15-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Huichol
Provenience: Western Mexico
Tepic
Comunidad Indigena de Zitakua
Nayarit
Culture Area: Mesoamerica
Maker: Jose Benitez Sanchez
Date Made: circa 1995
Early Date: 1990
Late Date: 1996
Section:American
Materials:Beeswax
Yarn
Wood
Credit Line:Purchased from Mark D. Lang, 1997
Other NumberJS-1 - Collector Number

Description

Dark green spirit eye (nierica) above center. Smaller, bright green nierica below center. Blue and orange nierica in low center portion of painting. Right of center 3 blue humanoid figures, a purple deer and flowers. Left of center are animals including a hummingbird, a large porcupine?, snakes, insects, and a deer head.


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