Altar Fetish (wei-ma hok-ti-ta-sha) representing black bear or mountain lion
Arts of the Americas
Stone, turquoise, pigment
late 19th century
12 5/8 x 7 1/16 in. (32.1 x 17.9 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund
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She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo) (Native American). Altar Fetish (wei-ma hok-ti-ta-sha) representing black bear or mountain lion, late 19th century. Stone, turquoise, pigment, 12 5/8 x 7 1/16 in. (32.1 x 17.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5052. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 04.297.5052_acetate_bw.jpg)
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Large stone bear or mountain lion with inlaid turquoise eyes and painted zig zag mouth.
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