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Relations of Aboriginal culture and environment in the Lesser Antilles by J. Walter Fewkes

Author:
Fewkes, Jesse Walter 1850-1930  Search this
Physical description:
pages 662-678 26 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Antilles, Lesser
Lesser Antilles
Date:
1914
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Carib Indians  Search this
Indians of the West Indies  Search this
Call number:
E51 .N42Z no. 8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_966521

Pestle

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Captain Robert R. Bennett (Robert Root Bennett), Non-Indian, 1865-1933  Search this
Donor:
Captain Robert R. Bennett (Robert Root Bennett), Non-Indian, 1865-1933  Search this
Object Name:
Pestle
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Pecked, ground
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Near La Fé; La Fé; Sandino Municipality; Pinar del Río Province; Cuba
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Cuba
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
4000 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
18/3545
Barcode:
183545.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61fc5f0a9-8c41-46ff-8bde-b9cf66e11fae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_196359
Online Media:

Celt

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Captain Robert R. Bennett (Robert Root Bennett), Non-Indian, 1865-1933  Search this
Donor:
Captain Robert R. Bennett (Robert Root Bennett), Non-Indian, 1865-1933  Search this
Object Name:
Celt
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Pecked, ground
Object Type:
Woodworking tools
Place:
Ensenada de San Juan Claro, Cabo de San Antonio (Cape San Antonio); Pinar del Río Province; Cuba
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Cuba
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
4000 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
18/3562
Barcode:
183562.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Woodworking tools
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f1ae944a-cb05-4419-a963-63c52df4ddcc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_196377
Online Media:

Hammerstone

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Excavator:
Godfrey J. Olsen, Non-Indian, 1906-1964  Search this
Donor:
Godfrey J. Olsen, Non-Indian, 1906-1964  Search this
Object Name:
Hammerstone
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Pecked, ground
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Mound, Baie de Conch, Île à Vache; Cayes Arrondissement; Sud Department; Haiti
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Île à Vache, Hispaniola
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
2500 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
18/6339
Barcode:
186339.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws644c27f85-0110-4b64-9c61-4e712ac061d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_199247
Online Media:

Vessel fragment/potsherd

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Excavator:
Godfrey J. Olsen, Non-Indian, 1906-1964  Search this
Donor:
Godfrey J. Olsen, Non-Indian, 1906-1964  Search this
Object Name:
Vessel fragment/potsherd
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Cave, Anse du Feur, Île à Vache; Cayes Arrondissement; Sud Department; Haiti
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Île à Vache, Hispaniola
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
2500 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
18/6347
Barcode:
186347.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6cf82fac9-9292-4bce-82c4-efea8cd77e6f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_199255
Online Media:

Spherical/ball-shaped object

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Excavator:
Godfrey J. Olsen, Non-Indian, 1906-1964  Search this
Donor:
Godfrey J. Olsen, Non-Indian, 1906-1964  Search this
Object Name:
Spherical/ball-shaped object
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Pecked, ground
Object Type:
Unknown Function
Place:
Kitchen midden, Baie de Conch, Île à Vache; Cayes Arrondissement; Sud Department; Haiti
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Île à Vache, Hispaniola
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
2500 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
18/6359
Barcode:
186359.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Unknown Function
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws679ea1303-1da4-4ef4-9bba-3087de10969d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_199267
Online Media:

Bead/beads

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Expedition:
Mark Raymond Harrington Cuba Expedition (1919)  Search this
Excavator:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Nemesio Valdes, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Bead/beads
Media/Materials:
Shell/shells
Techniques:
Carved, drilled, cut
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Shell midden, Cabo de San Antonio (Cape San Antonio); Valle San Juan; Sandino Municipality; Pinar del Río Province; Cuba
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Cuba
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
4000 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
9/2141
Barcode:
092141.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6cdb347b3-f9dc-4afa-8664-c8775026cdec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_99372
Online Media:

Flake tool/Worked flake

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Excavator:
Godfrey J. Olsen, Non-Indian, 1906-1964  Search this
Donor:
Godfrey J. Olsen, Non-Indian, 1906-1964  Search this
Object Name:
Flake tool/Worked flake
Media/Materials:
Flint
Techniques:
Flaked/chipped
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Mound, Baie de Conch, Île à Vache; Cayes Arrondissement; Sud Department; Haiti
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Île à Vache, Hispaniola
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
2500 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
18/6332
Barcode:
186332.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws63292e28d-48fe-4413-aace-34995d8f6563
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_199237
Online Media:

Hammerstone

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Excavator:
Godfrey J. Olsen, Non-Indian, 1906-1964  Search this
Donor:
Godfrey J. Olsen, Non-Indian, 1906-1964  Search this
Object Name:
Hammerstone
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Pecked, ground
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Mound, Baie de Conch, Île à Vache; Cayes Arrondissement; Sud Department; Haiti
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Île à Vache, Hispaniola
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
2500 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
18/6340
Barcode:
186340.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f085b5bf-4334-4bbf-8395-88e8b3bbb8b3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_199248
Online Media:

Abrader

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Expedition:
Mark Raymond Harrington Cuba Expedition (1915)  Search this
Object Name:
Abrader
Media/Materials:
Hematite
Techniques:
Ground
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Cueva del Muerto (Dead Man's Cave); Siboney; Santiago de Cuba Province; Cuba
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Cuba
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
4000 BC-AD 600
Catalog Number:
8/1680
Barcode:
081680.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws69c469ce7-86a6-44e6-bfc3-4c3c0052b31d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_87924
Online Media:

Flake tool/Worked flake

Culture/People:
possibly Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Expedition:
Mark Raymond Harrington Cuba Expedition (1915)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Flake tool/Worked flake
Media/Materials:
Flint
Techniques:
Flaked/chipped
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Yumurí Cave, Boca Yumurí (Río Yumurí mouth); Boruga; Baracoa Municipality; Guantánamo Province; Cuba
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Cuba
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
4000 BC-AD 600
Catalog Number:
8/1718
Barcode:
081718.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws687e62ae7-d46b-4b2e-ad62-d0bca07732c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_87967
Online Media:

Stone

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Excavator:
Dr. Victor J. Rodriguez (Victor Jose Rodriguez Inocencio Torralbas), Non-Indian, b. 1888  Search this
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Expedition:
Mark Raymond Harrington Cuba Expedition (1919)  Search this
Object Name:
Stone
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Flaked/chipped
Object Type:
Materials: Raw
Place:
Cueva de Cenizas (Cave of Ashes), Río Portales; Portales; Guane Municipality; Pinar del Río Province; Cuba
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Cuba
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
4000 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
9/2145
Barcode:
092145.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Materials: Raw
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws626ed1605-3abc-41d8-b8cf-5f75f22fdfc2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_99378
Online Media:

Worked shell

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Expedition:
Mark Raymond Harrington Cuba Expedition (1919)  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Nemesio Valdes, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Worked shell
Media/Materials:
Shell/shells
Techniques:
Cut
Object Type:
Materials: Waste
Place:
Shell midden, Cayo Redondo, Bahía La Fé; La Fé; Sandino Municipality; Pinar del Río Province; Cuba
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Cuba
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
4000 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
9/2164
Barcode:
092164.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Materials: Waste
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64edebe30-6f6a-4118-b6a3-81f66e9e1b04
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_99403
Online Media:

Celt

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Captain Robert R. Bennett (Robert Root Bennett), Non-Indian, 1865-1933  Search this
Donor:
Captain Robert R. Bennett (Robert Root Bennett), Non-Indian, 1865-1933  Search this
Object Name:
Celt
Media/Materials:
Shell/shells
Techniques:
Carved, ground
Object Type:
Woodworking tools
Place:
Shell midden, Cayo Redondo, Bahía La Fé; La Fé; Sandino Municipality; Pinar del Río Province; Cuba
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Cuba
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
4000 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
18/3547
Barcode:
183547.001
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Woodworking tools
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6c402fb67-2450-4028-bfa3-9fa7cf620e74
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_196362
Online Media:

Pestle

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Excavator:
Godfrey J. Olsen, Non-Indian, 1906-1964  Search this
Donor:
Godfrey J. Olsen, Non-Indian, 1906-1964  Search this
Object Name:
Pestle
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Pecked, ground
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Mound, Baie de Conch, Île à Vache; Cayes Arrondissement; Sud Department; Haiti
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Île à Vache, Hispaniola
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
2500 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
18/6327
Barcode:
186327.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6ca97b73b-d17d-46a9-918e-cdef81707cbf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_199232
Online Media:

Vessel fragment

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Excavator:
Godfrey J. Olsen, Non-Indian, 1906-1964  Search this
Donor:
Godfrey J. Olsen, Non-Indian, 1906-1964  Search this
Object Name:
Vessel fragment
Media/Materials:
Greenstone
Techniques:
Pecked, ground
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Mound, Baie de Conch, Île à Vache; Cayes Arrondissement; Sud Department; Haiti
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Île à Vache, Hispaniola
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
2500 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
18/6335
Barcode:
186335.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b3a42bf9-d3c4-45c1-919d-33359c8c344f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_199242
Online Media:

Mortar

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Expedition:
Mark Raymond Harrington Cuba Expedition (1915)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Mortar
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Ground
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
East Of Jauco; Cave Village, Boca Caleta (Río Caleta mouth); Jauco; Maisí Municipality; Guantánamo Province; Cuba
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Cuba
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
4000 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
4/5444
Barcode:
045444.001
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6285a7b70-ea74-4a13-84d0-be61809621d6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_48965
Online Media:

Flake/debitage

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Expedition:
Mark Raymond Harrington Cuba Expedition (1915)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Flake/debitage
Media/Materials:
Flint
Techniques:
Flaked/chipped
Object Type:
Materials: Waste
Place:
Northeast of Río Ovando; Flint Cave; Ovando; Maisí Municipality; Guantánamo Province; Cuba
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Cuba
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
4000 BC-AD 600
Catalog Number:
4/5541
Barcode:
045541.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Materials: Waste
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws672c9a2e9-2340-4b1a-8f27-3fe9a4649969
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_49074
Online Media:

Cup (No image available)

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Excavator:
Dr. Victor J. Rodriguez (Victor Jose Rodriguez Inocencio Torralbas), Non-Indian, b. 1888  Search this
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Expedition:
Mark Raymond Harrington Cuba Expedition (1919)  Search this
Object Name:
Cup (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Shell/shells
Techniques:
Flaked/chipped
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
Cueva de Cenizas (Cave of Ashes), Río Portales; Portales; Guane Municipality; Pinar del Río Province; Cuba
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Cuba
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
4000 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
9/2152
Barcode:
092152.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e307a8c0-6e45-4af1-bf43-4d7c987f4089
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_99390

Bead/beads

Culture/People:
probably Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Expedition:
Mark Raymond Harrington Cuba Expedition (1919)  Search this
Excavator:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Nemesio Valdes, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Bead/beads
Media/Materials:
Fish vertebra/vertebrae
Techniques:
Drilled, grooved, ground
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Shell midden, Cabo de San Antonio (Cape San Antonio); Valle San Juan; Sandino Municipality; Pinar del Río Province; Cuba
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Cuba
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
4000 BC-AD 1500
Catalog Number:
9/2144
Barcode:
092144.000
See related items:
Archaic Age (Ortoiroid) (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws664d0b954-a228-42da-ba81-3a2c6183ce3d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_99377
Online Media:

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