The Philosopher

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Culture/People
Diné (Navajo)
Artist/Maker
Robert D. Shorty, Diné (Navajo), b. 1944
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Museum of New Mexico Museum Shop
Title
The Philosopher
Object Name
Sculpture
Media/Materials
Walnut wood, stone, paint
Techniques
Carved, inlaid, painted
Dimensions
9.2 x 22 x 35 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Fort Defiance, Navajo Reservation; Apache County; Arizona; USA
Date created
1982
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Museum of New Mexico Museum Shop (Santa Fe, New Mexico) in 1982; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/7086
Barcode
257086.000
See related items
Diné (Navajo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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