From: New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Wei-Ma
Object Number 22639
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo | Zuni
Provenience New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Stone | Sinew
Iconography Bird

Bird fetish with a wide, diamond shaped body and two flippers carved into the back. The head is rounded with inset eyes. The tail has incised marks along the edge. A white, stone point with a broken tip is attached to the back using a wrapped coated with a black substance. Carved from a white stone.

Height 2 cm
Length 5.7 cm
Width 2.5 cm
Credit Line Southwest Expedition; R. Stewart Culin; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902

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