Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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"rain god" figure
  • Tesuque peoples
  • "rain god" figure, late 1800s–1924
  • Where object was made: Tesuque Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 16.5 x 7.5 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 16.5 x 7.5 x 8.5 cm
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4237
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The seated human figure's legs are extended in front, and the arms are holding a pot resting on the legs. The figure is light brown with a red and black triangle at the neck. There are red ovals at the cheeks outlined with black and black eyebrows.