Yoke (ball-game accessory)

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Culture/People
probably Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Sir Robert Hermann Schomburgk (Sir Robert Shombueck), Non-Indian, 1804-1865
Blackmore Museum, 1867-1968
Cranmore Ethnographical Museum
Object Name
Yoke (ball-game accessory)
Media/Materials
Stone
Techniques
Pecked, ground, carved
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Dominican Republic
Archipelago
Greater Antilles
Island Name
Hispaniola
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created
AD 800-1500
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Sir Robert Hermann Schomburgk (1804-1865, a British diplomat who served in the Dominican Republic between 1848 and 1857); purchased by the Blackmore Museum (Salisbury, England) in 1865 at Stevens' auction rooms (London, England); purchased from the Blackmore Museum in 1933 by the Cranmore Ethnographical Museum (Chislehurst, Kent, England); acquired by MAI through an exchange with the Cranmore Museum in 1937.
Catalog Number
19/6654
Barcode
196654.000
See related items
Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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