Chinook Indian man on the Columbia River near the now flooded Celilo Falls (c. 1909). The animal effigy on this canoe was a typical canoe design for Oregon tribes. The paddle handle is visible. photo: Edward S. Curtis
Ancient Native American Woodland period pipe from Ohio, possum effigy, steatite.
An emerald intaglio pendant with the effigy of Catherine the Great. 18th Century.
Priest Effigy, St Martin's church, Ancaster, Lincolnshire
Emerald Effigy Ring Limited Run
Chirimoya (?) Effigy Bottle
Effigy Metate (Grinding Stone)
Robert's effigy is of painted Irish bog oak and was made about 100 years after his death.3 The effigy is that of a cross legged knight, which since the 16th century was thought to symbolize one who had participated in the Crusades. However this theory has since been rejected, and it is now thought that the cross legged form ..impart vigour into the effigy.
Papua New Guinea, North Maprik District, Abelam people, 20th century CE. This is a human figure effigy ornament, said to be worn by chiefs both during war and during dances - they are only for men and only for wear when in full ceremonial dress and face paint. It is called a karawut (also karahut or kara'ut), a type of body adornment that is in a rough human body shape which is two dimensional aside from a protruding nose. The shape, made of knotted bush string dyed red, blue, and brown, is…