• Culture/People:

    probably Q'eqchi Maya (attributed)

  • Object name:


  • Date created:

    circa 1930

  • Place:

    San Juan Chamelco; San Juan Chamelco Municipality; Alta Verapaz Department, North Region; Guatemala

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, hide, paint, iron nails, cordage

  • Techniques:

    Carved, painted, nailed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Reba Forbes Morse (Mrs. Howard M. Morse, 1886-1982) between 1925 and 1934; donated to MAI by Mrs. Morse in 1934.

  • Dimensions:

    52 x 59 x 26.6 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Q'eqchi Maya exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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