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Unfired Anthropomorphic Fetish Figure

Arts of the Americas

On View: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
DATES 500-750- C. E., Basketmaker III
DIMENSIONS 1 3/4 x 5/16 x 1/2 in (4.2 x 1.8 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1903, Purchased with funds given by A. Augustus Healy and George Foster Peabody
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CAPTION Pueblo (Native American). 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
IMAGE overall, overall, CUR.03.325.12291.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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Unfired Anthropomorphic Fetish Figure