Illinois Wesleyan University John Wesley Powell Collection of Pueblo Pottery (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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KATSINA EFFIGY JAR
KATSINA EFFIGY JAR
TitleKATSINA EFFIGY JAR
Case Location0108
Cultural AffiliationHopi
CA details1st Mesa
Date of Manufactureca. 1860-1870
DescriptionThis effigy, or representational image, is that of a Sha'lako Mana (a female katsina impersonated by a man, as are all female katsinam). The vertical painted decoration on the body represents feathers; the Sha'lako is a giant bird and was probably introduced from Zuni.
DescriptorsJAR
Height31.8 cm (frag)
Diameter14.0 cm x 13.5 cm (max)
Type.DigitalImage
RightsIllinois Wesleyan University retains the rights to this material. Permission to reproduce these images must be granted by IWU. Contact archives@titan.iwu.edu or 309-556-1535 for more information.
Collection NameJohn Wesley Powell Collection of Pueblo Pottery (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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