Effigy: Cachi Amu, Spirit Master of Salt

1997.15.0498

Photo of Effigy: Cachi Amu, Spirit Master of Salt

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Effigy: Cachi Amu, Spirit Master of Salt   (1997.15.0498)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : N/A
Artist/Maker Estela Dagua, Esthela Dagua
Geographic Location America, South, Ecuador, Amazon River Region, Pastaza Province, Puyo
Period/Date 1987
Culture Canelos Quichua
Location On Exhibitin the South America exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 20.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 20.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 17.7 cm
Weight 994 g
Measuring Remarks Weighed without the accompanying beads. Weight converted to grams from ounces. (35 oz.)
Materials Ceramic, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Handbuilding, Firing, Painting, Rubbing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

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

Photo of item in Eugene Dillenburg's Exhibit Gallery Webpage, July 3, 2005. Photo: Illinois International Review, Fall 2005, "Causaunchimi! We Are Living!".

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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