Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small animal figure
  • unknown A:shiwi (Zuñi) maker
  • small animal figure, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Zuñi Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • stone, string, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 3 x 2 x 6.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 1/8 x 3/4 x 2 1/2 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1687

The small carved animal has a light tan stone with a projectile point tied to its back with a light colored string. The animal, possibly a bear, has four short legs, no tail, and two small ears.