Effigy: Dangerous Spirit, Hurihuri Supai


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Artifact Identification Effigy: Dangerous Spirit, Hurihuri Supai   (1997.15.0146)
Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : N/A
Artist/Maker Rebeca Gualinga
Geographic Location America, South, Ecuador, Pastaza Province, Sarayaquillu-Sarayacu, Puyo
Period/Date 1987
Culture Canelos Quichua
Location On Exhibitin the South America exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 22.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 15.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 10.6 cm
Weight 696 g
Measuring Remarks Weight converted to grams from ounces (24.5 oz.)
Materials Ceramic--Stoneware, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Handbuilding, Firing, Painting, Rubbing, Piercing, Incising
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 146. P.2008.0015. Whitten, Norman and Dorothea. From Myth to Creation: Art from Amazonian Ecuador. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1988. P. 35.

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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