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Culture/People
probably Multiple archaeological cultures (attributed); including Saladoid and Elenan Ostionoid (Elenoid)
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
Figure
Media/Materials
Stone
Techniques
Ground
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
South of Frederiksted; Concordia; Saint Croix; US Virgin Islands
Archipelago
Lesser Antilles
Island Name
Saint Croix
Island Grouping
Virgin Islands
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created
500 BC-AD 1500
Collection History
Excavated 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
18/7313
Barcode
187313.000
See related items
Multiple archaeological cultures
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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