From: Peru | Rio Curanja

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Maibake
Object Number 65-10-132
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cashinahua
Provenience Peru | Rio Curanja
Culture Area Amazonia
Section American
Materials Ceramic | Pigment | Fiber | Resin (material)
Iconography Male figure

Pottery, tan-grey; red and black rectilinear designs; short, bowed legs, 4 toes on each foot (some broken); bark-cloth waistband with 3 knotted ties at front; large, flat outstretched arms, 4 fingers; short neck, slightly hunched shoulders; wears necklace of black beads on pink cord; sloping forehead, large ears, eyes bits of shell and wax, nose 'beaked' with 1 red and 1 red and blue parrot feather in it (may have had another); male, large anus and genitals; will not stand. Use: toy for girls; made from left over clay.

Height 21.7 cm
Width 7 cm
Thickness 5.9 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

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