One Figure Atop Another 

Often Suggesting Copulation

33GU218 (Day's Knob)

 
Bird-on-Bird Figure - Day's Knob Archaeological Site
 
 

Below:  A three-dimensional flying bird figure, also with a rider.

Below:  A frontal view of this figure.

 
Below:  The bird riding on top was secured with an adhesive in a carved-out cavity.  (Guernsey County, not Day's Knob.)
 

Below:  A bird figure carrying a bird-human.

 

Below:  Modern but traditional Inuit sculptures in this theme. Creator of top piece unknown, bottom piece by Osuitok Ipeelee.

 

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