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Painting

Object Number:97-15-6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Huichol
Provenience: Western Mexico
Tepic
Comunidad Indigena de Zitakua
Nayarit
Culture Area: Central American
Maker: Jose Benitez Sanchez
Date Made: circa 1995
Early Date: 1990
Late Date: 1996
Section:American
Materials:Beeswax
Yarn
Wood
Height: 40 cm
Width: 40 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mark D. Lang, 1997
Other Number:JS-16 - Collector Number

Description

A depiction of the Sun God emerging for the first time from a fiery, volcanic eruption near Wirikuta, the sacred peyote desert. Antlered figure in the lower left and a human head in the upper left. Humanoid figure in the lower right. (Furst, 2003 p. 75)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Huichol Yarn Paintings (1996 - 2004) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Furst, Peter T. 2003. Visions of a Huichol Shaman.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 75View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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