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Culture/People
probably Meillacan Ostionoid (Meillacoid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Excavator
Maurice M. Dewolf, Non-Indian, 1902-1993
Marian Watts Dewolf (Mrs. Maurice Dewolf), Non-Indian, 1902-1987
Donor
Maurice M. Dewolf, Non-Indian, 1902-1993
Marian Watts Dewolf (Mrs. Maurice Dewolf), Non-Indian, 1902-1987
Object Name
Pendant
Media/Materials
Alligator tooth/teeth
Techniques
Drilled
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Shell midden, Little Nigger Hill, Retreat Peninsula; Retreat; Saint Ann Parish; Middlesex County; Jamaica
Archipelago
Greater Antilles
Island Name
Jamaica
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created
AD 800-1500
Collection History
Excavated in 1933 by Maurice M. Dewolf (1902-1993) and Marian Watts Dewolf (1902-1987); donated to MAI by Mr. and Mrs. Dewolf in 1933.
Catalog Number
18/4779
Barcode
184779.000
See related items
Meillacan Ostionoid (Meillacoid) (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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