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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
probably Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid/Taíno) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Valdemar T. Hammer (V. T. Hammer), Non-Indian, 1869-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Sculpture
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Pecked, ground, carved
Dimensions:
12 x 8 x 16 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Puerto Rico
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Puerto Rico
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
AD 1200-1500
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Valdemar T. Hammer (1869-1935, a collector of antiquities); lent to MAI in 1920 by Valdemar T. Hammer and never reclaimed.
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Catalog Number:
9/3779
Barcode:
093779.000
See related items:
Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid/Taíno) (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_100761