From: New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Wei-Ma
Object Number 22627
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo | Zuni
Provenience New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Clay | Fiber | Stone | Shell

Mountain Lion (long tail) fetish, long body with long tail curved along the back, round face, short legs.Yellow in color, red strapped to the back of the fetish with twine and shell beads. Represents the direction North, swept or barren place, Yellow Mountain.

Height 1.7 cm
Length 5.2 cm
Width 1.3 cm
Credit Line Southwest Expedition; R. Stewart Culin; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902

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