Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Pueblo peoples
  • ring, late 1800s–1934
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • bone, turquoise, inlay
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 3.5 x 3 x 0.7 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 1 3/8 x 1 3/16 x 1/4 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6798

The ring is made from a cross section of a long bone, resulting in an irregular round shape. Small circles of turquoise are inlaid on the outer surfaces.