Arts of the Americas
2 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. (7 x 5.7 x 21 cm) (show scale)
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Hopi-Tewa Pueblo (Native American). Kneeling Deer, 20th century. Clay, pigment, 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. (7 x 5.7 x 21 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection, 1989.10.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1989.10.2_1989.10.9_1989.10.8_1989.10._1989.10.5_1989.10.4.jpg)
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Powerfully modeled figure of a deer curled up.(center front in photo) Legs are abbreviated, indicated by lumps. Tail is a simple knob. Four holes (two on each side) on top of head, presumably originally held ears and antlers. Two nostrils and mouth lightly incised.
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