Bell

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Culture/People
probably Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Possible collector
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938
Previous owner
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938
Seller
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938
Presenter/funding source
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928
Object Name
Bell
Media/Materials
Copper
Techniques
Cast
Object Type
Music and Sound
Place
Lamanai (Indian Church); Orange Walk District; Belize
Date created
AD 1450–1550 (Post-Classic period)
Collection History
Probably collected or excavated by amateur archaeologist Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann (1867-1938, a physician stationed in Central America); purchased by MAI from Thomas Gann in 1919 using funds donated by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).
Catalog Number
9/1602
Barcode
091602.000
See related items
Maya (archaeological culture)
Music and Sound
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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