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Split Twig "Fetish"

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Cultural Period: Ancestral Puebloan

Description: "Fetish" made of split twigs. The head consists of two interwoven concentric ovals at right angles mounted to a handle made of two strips doubled over opposite angels between the wings of the head and wrapped below by more wood strips.

Dimensions: Approximately 3-4 inches.

Collection: On display at Navajo National Monument (Catalog No. 1916).

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Dan Boone/Ryan Belnap, Bilby Research Center, Northern Arizona University
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