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Painting

Object Number:97-15-36
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Huichol
Provenience: Western Mexico
Tepic
Comunidad Indigena de Zitakua
Nayarit
Culture Area: Central American
Maker: Eliseo Benitez Flores
Date Made: circa 1995
Early Date: 1990
Late Date: 1996
Section:American
Materials:Beeswax
Yarn
Wood
Height: 80 cm
Width: 122 cm
Depth: 5.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mark D. Lang, 1997
Other Number:EF-11 - Collector Number

Description

Entitled "Reunion of the Gods", there are three figures on a busy, multicolored background dominating the lower horizontal. There is another figure in the upper left corner. These figures represent the following characters who are personages in Huichol myth: Jaguar God, Deer God, Coyote God, and Mother of the Sun.

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