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Fetish

Native NameWei-Ma
Object Number:22630
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pueblo
Zuni
Provenience: New Mexico
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Sinew
Shell
Pigment
Iconography:Animal
Height: 2.9 cm
Length: 4.4 cm
Width: 2.5 cm
Credit Line:Southwest Expedition; R. Stewart Culin; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902

Description

White Wolf (hang tail) fetish, gray ware with white pigment. Round face with deep set eyes, stocky body with short legs and slight tail. Red point strapped to body with twine and shell beads. Represents the direction East, home of the day, White Mountain.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 14View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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