Unfired Anthropomorphic Fetish Figure
Arts of the Americas
On View: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
500-750-C. E., Basketmaker III
1 3/4 x 5/16 x 1/2 in (4.2 x 1.8 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1903, Purchased with funds given by A. Augustus Healy and George Foster Peabody
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Pueblo. Unfired Anthropomorphic Fetish Figure, 500-750-C. E., Basketmaker III. Clay, 1 3/4 x 5/16 x 1/2 in (4.2 x 1.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Purchased with funds given by A. Augustus Healy and George Foster Peabody, 03.325.12291. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.03.325.12291.jpg)
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. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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This is an unfired clay figure with what could be considered a nose and two breasts. The nose is outlined with dots as if a necklace and the breasts have two rows of dots between them. There is another double row of dots which slants diagonally from the bottom to the right breast.
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