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U991.8.26
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Sukia Figure)
Date (Execution) : 1000-1550
Geographical Origin : Atlantic Watershed, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Pre-Columbian (American)
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Volcanic rock
Support / Technique :
Object Type : figurines
Visual Description : The seated male figure is most likely a Shaman who is either smoking, blowing into a stick to cure illness, or playing a flute. The spinal column is marked by a vertical incision. The male sex organ is indicated.
Accession # : U991.8.26
Width (cm) : 6.80
Height (cm) : 11.70
Depth (cm) : 10.80
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :