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Culture/People
possibly Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Captain Salvador Lopez de Azua (Salvador Lopez De Azua y Marquez), Non-Indian, 1880-1953
Ana Giordani Lopez De Azua (Mrs. Salvador Lopez De Azua), Non-Indian, 1895-1974
Seller
Ana Giordani Lopez De Azua (Mrs. Salvador Lopez De Azua), Non-Indian, 1895-1974
Object Name
Figure
Media/Materials
Granite
Techniques
Pecked, carved, ground
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Arecibo; Arecibo Municipality; Puerto Rico
Archipelago
Greater Antilles
Island Name
Puerto Rico
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created
AD 1200-1500
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Captain Salvador Lopez de Azua y Marquez (1880-1953, police chief of Arecibo, Puerto Rico); inherited by his widow Ana Giordani Lopez De Azua (1895-1974); purchased by MAI from Mrs. Lopez de Azua in 1965.
Catalog Number
23/6062
Barcode
236062.000
See related items
Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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