Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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raven figure
  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • raven figure, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: United States
  • stone, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 7.5 x 13.5 x 6.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 2 15/16 x 5 5/16 x 2 1/2 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6128

The small stone cylinder has a bird's head, identified as a raven, on the top. Rounded triangles extend from either side of the cylinder. It is orange with dark grey spots.