The Destroyers of Evil / Harrison Begay

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Title(s): 
The Destroyers of Evil; Sandpainting design
Creator(s): 
Harrison Begay
Culture: 
Native American; Navajo
Date: 
mid-20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
tempera on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 5/8 × 18 5/8 in. (29.6 × 47.3 cm) Mat: 19 11/16 × 23 5/8 in. (50 × 60 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
02.158
Department: 
Signed, "Harrison Begay" in lower right on recto; Inscribed note, "The destroyers of evil. Four Navaho [sic] warriors dressed in flint armor-they have killed the monster. 1: destroyer of evil, 2: child of water, 3: changing grandson" on verso.
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