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Prayer Stick

Native NameBaho
Object Number:38119
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Tewa (Culture)
Provenience: Arizona
Hano
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Length: 43.18 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Thomas B. Donaldson; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1901

Description

Wooden board painted on both sides. The front has a figure at the top, phallic and cloud imagery in the middle, and corn imagery at the bottom. Paint is worn and faded. The reverse is painted white. Handle at the bottom.

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