Vessel fragment/potsherd

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Culture/People
probably Meillacan Ostionoid (Meillacoid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Expedition
Mark Raymond Harrington Cuba Expedition (1915)
Expedition leader
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Possible excavator
(unknown first name) Mosquera, Non-Indian
Cecilio Mosquera, Non-Indian
Object Name
Vessel fragment/potsherd
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, modeled, punctate, incised
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Mouth of cave; Mylodon Cave, La Patana Caverns; Patana; Maisí Municipality; Guantánamo Province; Cuba
Archipelago
Greater Antilles
Island Name
Cuba
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created
AD 600-1500
Collection History
Collected by local residents Cecilio Mosquera and his brother at an unknown date or excavated in 1915 during the Mark Raymond Harrington Cuba Expedition, led by Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) and sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
4/5822
Barcode
045822.000
See related items
Meillacan Ostionoid (Meillacoid) (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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