Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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rain god figure
  • unknown Tetsuge Owingeh (Tesuque) maker
  • rain god figure, late 1800s–1993
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 17 x 6.5 x 5.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 11/16 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4233

The human figure's arms appear to be broken off. The left leg is broken to a stump and the right leg is broken at the body. The figure's facial features are modeled, including a beard and lock of hair, and his mouth is slightly open. The figure is light brown.