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Effigy Handle

ELMO00000743.jpg Kwakina/Heshothauthla Polychrome Bowl, Alternate ViewThumbnailsReworked Ladle Handle

Cultural Period: Ancestral Puebloan, Atsinna Pueblo (A.D. 1275 – mid-1300s)

Description: Effigy handle from a miniature ladle, tentatively identified as a deer head. The ears and mouth are denoted by slits.

Barbara Mills, Professor and Chair of Anthropology at the University of Arizona, identifies the handle as redware.

Provenience: LA 99 (Atsinna Pueblo), Refuse mound, Test 2.

Collection: National Park Service, El Morro.

Author
Randy Sullivan, NPS Digital Team Photographer
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