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Culture/People
possibly Ostionoid Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Collector
Adolfo de Hostos (Adolfo José De Hostos Ayala), Non-Indian, 1887-1982
Previous owner
Adolfo de Hostos (Adolfo José De Hostos Ayala), Non-Indian, 1887-1982
Seller
Adolfo de Hostos (Adolfo José De Hostos Ayala), Non-Indian, 1887-1982
Object Name
Figure part/fragment
Media/Materials
Manatee bone
Techniques
Carved, ground
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
South coast; Dominican Republic
Archipelago
Greater Antilles
Island Name
Hispaniola
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created
AD 600-1500
Collection History
Collected or excavated by Caribbean archaeologist and historian Adolfo de Hostos (1887-1982) at an unknown date; purchased by George Heye from Adolfo de Hostos in 1908.
Catalog Number
1/9716
Barcode
019716.000
See related items
Ostionoid Tradition (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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