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Figure Fragment

Object Number:40700B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Calusa
Provenience: United States of America
Florida
Southwest Coast (Florida)
Collier County
Key Marco
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Date Made: 700-1560 AD
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 1560
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Wolf Head
Credit Line:William Pepper Florida Expedition, Frank H. Cushing; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:575 - Other Number

Description

B= Lower Jaw. Spiritedly carved figure head of wolf with ear and shoulder attachments. For use in dramatic dance ceremonials. Features and face marks painted in white, black and pink. Found bundled and swathed in green palmetto strips.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Man and Animals: Living, Working and Changing Together (04 Oct 1984 - 30 Mar 1985) View Objects in Exhibition
Fourteen Eyes in a Museum Storeroom (05 Feb 1952 - 31 Mar 1952) View Objects in Exhibition
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] The University Museum. 1984. Man and Animals; Living Working and Changing Together.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 31View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Coe, Ralph T. 1977. Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art.. Kansas City. Nelson Gallery of Art. pg. 252 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 63/17BView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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