Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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owl figure
  • Acoma peoples
  • owl figure, late 1800s–1969
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 x 12 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4600

The ceramic owl figure is white. The head and body are decorated with scallops for stylized feathers. It has small wings, a tail, black "horns" and a beak. It has round orange eyes with black centers.