Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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llama figure
  • Peru
  • llama figure, late 1800s–1965
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • brass, incising
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 6 x 1.5 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/8 x 9/16 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Mary E. Snyder
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6398

The small llama figure is brass. It has a pack saddle on the back. The ears are perked up and the proper left legs stand slightly forward of the proper right legs. There is incised detail for wool.