Yoke fragment (ball-game accessory)

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Culture/People
probably Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Expedition
Willard V. King Virgin Island Expedition (1934)
Expedition leader
Lewis J. Korn (Lewis Johan Korn), Non-Indian, 1903-1992
Expedition sponsor
Willard V. King (Willard Vinton King), Non-Indian, 1868-1955
Object Name
Yoke fragment (ball-game accessory)
Media/Materials
Stone
Techniques
Pecked, carved, ground
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Road Town; Tortola; British Virgin Islands
Archipelago
Lesser Antilles
Island Name
Tortola
Island Grouping
Virgin Islands
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created
AD 1200-1500
Collection History
Collected or purchased from local residents in 1934 during the Willard V. King Virgin Island Expedition, led by archaeologist Lewis J. Korn (1903-1992) and sponsored by MAI and Willard V. King (1868-1955, a New York City banker and MAI trustee).
Catalog Number
18/7098
Barcode
187098.000
See related items
Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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