Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsSnake Miscellaneous
NON-EURASIAN ICONOGRAPHY
America
North America Ritual Snake rites
ERANOS ARCHIVE
6. Symbolism of the Snake
Further details
Navajo sandpainting. Pollen boy on sun. At each side sun's rattle, trumpet, and arrow of precious stone. Used for male patient only after eclipse of sun. White snake guardian outside furnishes female protection.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Anonymous
DATE
LOCATION
Unknown location
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Eranos Archive presented by Olga Froebe-Kapteyn
DESCRIPTION
Photograph from Newcomb and Reichard, Sandpaintings of the Navajo Shooting Chant, 1937.
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Newcomb & Reichard, Sandpaintings of the Navajo Shooting Chant, 1937, pl. XI, p. 56.
Contact
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