Yoke (ball-game accessory)

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Culture/People
probably Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
MAI agent
Dr. Jesse Walter Fewkes (J. Walter Fewkes), Non-Indian, 1850-1930
Seller
Felix Seijo (José Felix Seijo), Non-Indian, 1879-ca. 1950
Previous owner
Felix Seijo (José Felix Seijo), Non-Indian, 1879-ca. 1950
Object Name
Yoke (ball-game accessory)
Media/Materials
Stone
Techniques
Pecked, ground, carved, incised, polished
Dimensions
55 x 41 x 10.5 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
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 José Felix Seijo (1879-ca. 1950), a Puerto Rican coffee farmer, census taker, judge, and collector; purchased from Felix Seijo in 1912 by Dr. Jesse Walter Fewkes (1850-1930, an anthropologist with the U.S. Bureau of American Ethnology who worked in the Caribbean) while acting on behalf of George Heye.
Catalog Number
3/2005
Barcode
032005.000
See related items
Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Mesoamerica & Circum Caribbean
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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