Tewa Tales of Suspense! (Priest Killer)

Jason Garcia (Okuu Pin‘), Santa Clara Pueblo (Kha P‘o) / American, born 1973, Santa Clara Pueblo (Kha P'o), Southwest


about 2018

Native clay tile, painted with native clay slips and pit fired

Overall: 11 × 8 1/4 × 5/8 in. (27.9 × 21 × 1.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



North America, United States


21st century

Object Name



Native American

Native American: Southwest

Not on view


Inscribed, in paint, on reverse, middle center: TEWA TALES OF SUSPENSE! / PRIEST KILLER; signed, in paint, on reverse, lower center: OKuu PIN’ / TURTLE MOUNTAIN; inscribed, in paint, on reverse, lower left: R14

Course History

ANTH 11, NAS 11, Ancient Native Americans, Nathaniel Kitchel, Fall 2019


King Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico; sold to present collection, 2019.

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