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Culture/People
probably Meillacan Ostionoid (Meillacoid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Excavator
Theodoor de Booy (Theodoor Hendrik Nikolaas de Booy), Non-Indian, 1882-1919
Object Name
Shell
Media/Materials
Shell/shells
Techniques
Unmodified
Object Type
Materials: Waste
Place
Midden 4; Retreat; Saint Ann Parish; Middlesex County; Jamaica
Archipelago
Greater Antilles
Island Name
Jamaica
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created
AD 800-1500
Collection History
Excavated by Theodoor de Booy (1882-1919, MAI staff member) in 1913 during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
3/3227
Barcode
033227.000
See related items
Meillacan Ostionoid (Meillacoid) (archaeological culture)
Materials: Waste
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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