From: New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Wei-Ma
Object Number 22637
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo | Zuni
Provenience New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Stone | Fiber | Turquoise
Iconography Animal

Animal fetish with a long, low, and rectangular body with four short legs. The head is small and angular with two rounded ears. An auriculate, white, stone point is attached to the back using a plant fiber cord wrapped around the body. A large, green and white, stone disc is also wrapped around the body. Carved from a white stone with black flecks.

Height 1.8 cm
Length 4.5 cm
Width 1.7 cm
Credit Line Southwest Expedition; R. Stewart Culin; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902

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