She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo). <em>Axe charm (A-ya-tsu-wa-nai)</em>, 19th century. Quartz, turquoise, black stone, wood, cane, sinew, pigment, 8 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. (21 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.3318. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 03.325.3318_03.325.3398_03.325.3407.jpg)

Axe charm (A-ya-tsu-wa-nai)

Artist:She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo)

Medium: Quartz, turquoise, black stone, wood, cane, sinew, pigment

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. (21 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm)

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Accession Number: 03.325.3318

Image: 03.325.3318_03.325.3398_03.325.3407.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This small axe charm has a grooved handle with a head made from quartz stone, carved and inlaid with turquoise.

Brooklyn Museum