Censer / Animal Effigy,
3 in. x 1 3/4 in. (7.62 cm x 4.45 cm)
North America, Native American
Gift of Dr. E. H. Parker
Shallow animal effigy censer made of red rock. Carved head, 4 legs, and a tail. Incised eyes and mouth. Possibly a turtle? A second piece, .b, is made of the same red stone. It is a small bowl that fits on top of part .a. The exterior of the bowl is carved with threaded grooves.
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