Effigy: Quilla, Woman


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Artifact Identification Effigy: Quilla, Woman   (1997.15.0138)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
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  5. N/A
Artist/Maker Dina Gualinga, Dina Hualinga
Geographic Location
Period/Date Late 20th century
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 16.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 11.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 11.1 cm
Weight 383 g
Measuring Remarks Weight converted to grams from ounces (13.5 oz.)
Materials Ceramic--Stoneware, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Handbuilding, Firing, Painting, Rubbing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

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

Norman E. Whitten and Dorothea Scott Whitten. Puyo Runa Imagery and Power in Moderan Amazonia. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. page 189. P2008.0015 Whitten, Norman and Dorothea. From Myth to Creation: Art from Amazonian Ecuador. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1988. P. 45. Whitten, Norman E. Jr. Sicuanga Runa: The Other Side of Development in Amazonian Ecuador. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1985. P. 73

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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