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Gift of Frederick Stearns
Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
between 1871-1895, acquired by Frederick Stearns (1831-1907
Detroit, Michigan, USA)
1907-present, bequest to the Detroit Museum of Art (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Precolumbian, Coiled Snake Idol, between 1200 BCE and 1535 CE, clay. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 99.5B4586.
North American, Native American
Inuit, Native American