Bead/beads

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Culture/People
probably Meillacan Ostionoid (Meillacoid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
MAI agent
Theodoor de Booy (Theodoor Hendrik Nikolaas de Booy), Non-Indian, 1882-1919
Previous owner
R. C. MacCormack, Non-Indian
Object Name
Bead/beads
Media/Materials
Shell/shells
Techniques
Drilled, ground
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Bratt's Hill District; Clarendon Parish; Middlesex County; Jamaica
Archipelago
Greater Antilles
Island Name
Jamaica
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created
AD 800-1500
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of R. C. MacCormack; acquired by Theodoor de Booy (1882-1919, MAI staff member) from R. C. MacCormack in 1913 during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
3/3293
Barcode
033293.000
See related items
Meillacan Ostionoid (Meillacoid) (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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