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Title
Ñipumjos, figurine used in some ceremonies of Kiliwa
Creator
Meigs, Peveril, 1903-1979
Date Created and/or Issued
1929-06-02
Contributing Institution
UC San Diego, Library, Special Collections and Archives
Collection
Peveril Meigs Baja California Research Materials
Rights Information
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Description
Ñipumjos, figurine used in some ceremonies of Kiliwa. The red marking on nose, cheeks, chin, and body are still faintly legible. Arms and part of one leg have been broken off. Note end of leg, pointed so that figurine can be stood up by sticking it into the ground. [source: The Kiliwa Indians of Lower California (Plate XI, figure a) ]
José Espinosa and the "Dios Chico" at the cave
Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (http://libraries.ucsd.edu/collections/sca/)
A contemporary contact print of this image is available in the album documenting the 1929 trip.
The red marking on nose, cheeks, chin, and body are still faintly legible. Arms and part of one leg have been broken off. Note end of leg, pointed so that figurine can be stood up by sticking it into the ground
[Title, Date]. Peveril Meigs Baja California Research Materials. MSS 530. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.
Type
image
Format
Black and white negative; 4 7/8 x 2 13/16 inches
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Baja California (Mexico)
Place
Baja California (Mexico)

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