Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shepherd figure
  • Middle East
  • shepherd figure, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Middle East
  • wood, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 16.5 x 6 x 6.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 2 9/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6970

The wooden figure is a man wearing a robe-like garment and hat. He has a sheep or lamb on his shoulders and his hands are holding the animal's legs. It has a round base. The figure is light brown.