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Culture/People
probably Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Possible collector
Harry E. Hurst (Henry E. Hurst), Non-Indian, 1889-1979
Previous owner
Harry E. Hurst (Henry E. Hurst), Non-Indian, 1889-1979
Seller
Harry E. Hurst (Henry E. Hurst), Non-Indian, 1889-1979
Object Name
Figure part/fragment
Media/Materials
Stone
Techniques
Ground, carved
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Santiago de los Caballeros; Santiago Province; Dominican Republic
Archipelago
Greater Antilles
Island Name
Hispaniola
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created
AD 800-1500
Collection History
Collected or acquired from local residents between 1916 and 1924 by Harry E. (Henry) Hurst (1889-1979) while he was stationed in the Dominican Republic with the U.S. Marine Corps; purchased by MAI from Harry Hurst in 1924.
Catalog Number
12/7437
Barcode
127437.000
See related items
Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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