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Culture/People
probably Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Expedition
Mark Raymond Harrington Cuba Expedition (1915)
Expedition leader
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Figure part/fragment
Media/Materials
Shell/shells
Techniques
Cut, ground, carved
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Laguna Limones village site; Laguna de Limones; Maisí Municipality; Guantánamo Province; Cuba
Archipelago
Greater Antilles
Island Name
Cuba
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created
AD 1200-1500
Collection History
Collected or excavated in 1915 by unnamed local residents; acquired from them during the Mark Raymond Harrington Cuba Expedition, led by Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) and sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
3/9440
Barcode
039440.000
See related items
Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid) (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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