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Figure of a Seated Frog

Arts of the Americas

DATES possibly 300-400
DIMENSIONS 7 1/2 x 5 1/2in. (19.1 x 14cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1903, Purchased with funds given by A. Augustus Healy and George Foster Peabody
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CAPTION Ancient Pueblo (Anasazi) (Native American). Figure of a Seated Frog, possibly 300-400. Stone, 7 1/2 x 5 1/2in. (19.1 x 14cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Purchased with funds given by A. Augustus Healy and George Foster Peabody, 03.325.12362. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 03.325.12362.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Quartzite stone carved in shaped of amphibian. Date and culture attribution is in question. Jemez reported that when a frog speaks you know the rain will come.
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