Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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medal
  • Hermon Atkins MacNeil
    1866–1947
    born: Massachusetts, United States ; died: Long Island, New York, United States
  • medal, 1931
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 7.2 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 13/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0088
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Recto: There are five figures, four are standing and one is kneeling. They are all wearing headdresses and uniforms and seem to be dancing. In background at the top are clouds and rain. Text at bottom.

Verso: At center is a figure with long hair running with snakes in both hands. In background at CL are three figures also holding snakes and running. Lightning and clouds at TC. In background at bottom are mountains in step formation.