Festival Effigy: Amarun, Anaconda

1997.15.0274

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Artifact Identification Festival Effigy: Amarun, Anaconda   (1997.15.0274)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. N/A
Artist/Maker Elsa Vargas Santi
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1972
Culture Canelos Quichua

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 25.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 13.3 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 1,065 g
Measuring Remarks Weight converted to grams from ounces. (375 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
Bibliography

Norman E. Whitten and Dorothea Scott Whitten. Puyo Runa Imagery and Power in Moderan Amazonia. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. page 111. Whitten, Norman and Dorothea. From Myth to Creation: Art from Amazonian Ecuador. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1988. page 22 Our Knowledge Our Beauty, video, Whitten

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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