sand painting

Square sand painting in the 'Whirling Log' design. It has a beige background with a central blue circle with black bars extending outwards. Each bar has representations of a pair of Navajo deities standing on it. Additional figures and plants are also represented. The picture is enclosed by an incomplete ring.

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