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Coiled Snake Idol, between 1200 BCE and 1535 CE

  • Precolumbian

Clay

  • Overall: 3 × 5 7/8 × 5 1/4 inches (7.6 × 14.9 × 13.3 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns

99.5B4586

Department

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.