Effigy: Nungui Woman, Spirit of Garden Soil

1997.15.0135

Photo of Effigy: Nungui Woman, Spirit of Garden Soil

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Effigy: Nungui Woman, Spirit of Garden Soil   (1997.15.0135)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : N/A
Artist/Maker Santa Gualinga
Geographic Location America, South, Ecuador, Sarayaquillu-Sarayacu
Period/Date 1983-1984
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 22.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 16.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 10.8 cm
Weight 568 g
Measuring Remarks Weight converted to grams from ounces (20 oz.)
Materials Ceramic--Stoneware, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Handbuilding, Firing, Painting, Rubbing, Piercing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Whitten, Norman and Dorothea. From Myth to Creation: Art from Amazonian Ecuador. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1988.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Norman E. and Dorothea S. Whitten
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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