Vessel fragment/potsherd

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Culture/People
possibly Meillacan Ostionoid (Meillacoid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Collector
William A. Gowrie, Jr. (William Arthur Gowrie), Non-Indian, b. 1863
Previous owner
William A. Gowrie, Jr. (William Arthur Gowrie), Non-Indian, b. 1863
Donor
William A. Gowrie, Jr. (William Arthur Gowrie), Non-Indian, b. 1863
MAI agent
Theodoor de Booy (Theodoor Hendrik Nikolaas de Booy), Non-Indian, 1882-1919
Object Name
Vessel fragment/potsherd
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Slab built, modeled, incised, punctate
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Ingenio Cristóbal Colón (Christopher Columbus sugar mill); San Pedro de Macorís; San Pedro de Macorís Province; Dominican Republic
Archipelago
Greater Antilles
Island Name
Hispaniola
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created
AD 800-1500
Collection History
Collected by William A. Gowrie, Jr. (b. 1863, an American engineer working at the Cristóbal Colón sugar mill) at an unknown date; donated to MAI by William Gowrie through MAI staff member Theodoor de Booy (1882-1919) during MAI-sponsored fieldwork in 1917.
Catalog Number
7/2007
Barcode
072007.000
See related items
Meillacan Ostionoid (Meillacoid) (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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