Yoke (ball-game accessory)

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Culture/People
probably Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Dr. Rodolfo D. Cambiaso (Rodolpho Domingo Cambiaso Sosa), Non-Indian, 1852-1916
Seller
Dr. Rodolfo D. Cambiaso (Rodolpho Domingo Cambiaso Sosa), Non-Indian, 1852-1916
MAI agent
Theodoor de Booy (Theodoor Hendrik Nikolaas de Booy), Non-Indian, 1882-1919
Object Name
Yoke (ball-game accessory)
Media/Materials
Stone
Techniques
Pecked, ground, carved
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Gato; El Seíbo Province; Dominican Republic
Archipelago
Greater Antilles
Island Name
Hispaniola
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created
AD 800-1500
Collection History
Formerly in the collection of Dr. Rodolpho Domingo Cambiaso Sosa (1852-1916, a historian and archaeologist from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) and possibly collected by him; purchased by Theodoor de Booy (1882-1919, MAI staff member) from Dr. Cambiaso in 1914 during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
3/6322
Barcode
036322.000
See related items
Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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