Located in the Arid Garden, The Relic is a sculpture of two armadillos, so named because the artist thought the armadillo looked like a survivor of an earlier era. The armadillos have their heads cocked in a manner that make them look curious and friendly.
André Harvey. The Relic, 1979 (cast 1996). Bronze, 7.75 x 26 x 7.25 inches. Gift of Fred and Lena Meijer.