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Fetish

Object Number:2003-43-283
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Siberia
Amur River
Culture Area: Siberia
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Incised
Iconography:Man
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1899.1.283 - Other Number
74-1-96 - Other Number
697 - Other Number
190 - Other Number

Description

Fetish carved from a single piece of wood in the form of an armless man; the oval head is pointed at the chin with two incised lines representing a mouth and two holes, the eyes; three V-shaped cuts adorn the upper chest.

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