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Lantern Slide: Effigy jar, Santo Domingo, Cat. Number 05/3753, and W. C. Orchard. Presented by W.C. Orchard.

Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid/Taíno) (archaeological culture) and Non-Indian
USA; New York; New York County; New York City, Manhattan; Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation, 10 East 33rd Street

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  • Culture/People:

    probably Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid/Taíno) (archaeological culture) (attributed)

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  • Date created:

    AD 1200-1492

  • Place:

    Small cave; Andrés; National District; Dominican Republic

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  • Techniques:

    Coiled/hand built, modeled, incised

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected in 1916 by Theodoor de Booy (1882-1919, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye/MAI.

  • Dimensions:

    41 x 21 x 19 cm

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