Bowl

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Culture/People
probably Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Thomas A. Howell, Sr., Non-Indian, 1877-1930
Donor
Thomas A. Howell, Jr., Non-Indian, 1902-1985
W. Huntting Howell (William Huntting Howell), Non-Indian, 1904-1982
John Akin Howell, Non-Indian, 1908-1991
Elena Howell Terry (Mrs. Wyllys Terry Jr.), Non-Indian, 1914-1998
Object Name
Bowl
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, modeled, incised, punctate
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Boca Chica Archaeological District; Andrés; National District; 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 Thomas A. Howell, Sr. (1877-1930, owner of the West Indies Sugar Company and Corporación Azucarera Boca Chica and a frequent traveler to the Caribbean); donated to MAI in 1938 by his children Thomas A. Howell, Jr. (1902-1985), William Huntting Howell (1904-1982), John Akin Howell (1908-1991), and Elena Howell Terry (1914-1998).
Catalog Number
19/7698
Barcode
197698.000
See related items
Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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