Pestle

Date created
2500 BC-AD 1500
Culture/People
possibly Multiple archaeological cultures (attributed); including Archaic Age (Ortoiroid), Saladoid, and Ostionan Ostionoid Traditions
Possible owner
Alice L. De Santiago (Alice Loughran De Santiago/Mrs. José M. Santiago), Non-Indian, 1876-1942
Possible seller
Alice L. De Santiago (Alice Loughran De Santiago/Mrs. José M. Santiago), Non-Indian, 1876-1942
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI in 1928, possibly from Alice L. De Santiago (Alice Loughran De Santiago, 1876-1942, of Barceloneta, Puerto Rico).
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Place
Puerto Rico
Archipelago
Greater Antilles
Island Name
Puerto Rico
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
See related items
Multiple archaeological cultures
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
15/9381
Barcode
159381.000
Object Type
Food Gathering and Preparation
Object Name
Pestle
Media/Materials
Stone
Techniques
Pecked, carved, ground
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws65518e1d5-39b7-4699-b5ea-17fbdae72659
Record ID
NMAI_170954