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POTSHERD
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 2313 A
Locale: NORTHEAST COAST OF CUBA, BARACOA
Country: CUBA
Material: CLAY
Dimensions: L:5.5 W:5 H:1.5 (in CM)
Technique: POTTERY, MODELLED, IMPRESSED, APPLIED
Subject: HUMAN OR ANIMAL HEAD
Acquisition Year: 1919 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, HEYE FOUNDATION
Keywords: POTSHERD

Exhibition Label: These ceramic fragments in this display - part of a clay bowl and pot handles shaped like human or animal faces - were likely made by a group sometimes called the Taino peoples, though that single name probably masks their true cultural diversity. Their society was based on farming and people often lived in large villages with impressive public spaces.
 
POTSHERD
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 2313 B
Locale: NORTHEAST COAST OF CUBA, BARACOA
Country: CUBA
Material: CLAY
Dimensions: L:6 W:5.5 H:1.4 (in CM)
Technique: POTTERY, MODELLED, IMPRESSED, APPLIED
Subject: HUMAN OR ANIMAL HEAD
Acquisition Year: 1919 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, HEYE FOUNDATION
Keywords: POTSHERD

Exhibition Label: These ceramic fragments in this display - part of a clay bowl and pot handles shaped like human or animal faces - were likely made by a group sometimes called the Taino peoples, though that single name probably masks their true cultural diversity. Their society was based on farming and people often lived in large villages with impressive public spaces.
 
POTSHERD
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 2313 C
Locale: NORTHEAST COAST OF CUBA, BARACOA
Country: CUBA
Material: CLAY
Dimensions: L:7 W:4.6 H:.8 (in CM)
Technique: POTTERY, MODELLED, IMPRESSED
Subject: HUMAN OR ANIMAL HEAD
Acquisition Year: 1919 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, HEYE FOUNDATION
Keywords: POTSHERD

Exhibition Label: These ceramic fragments in this display - part of a clay bowl and pot handles shaped like human or animal faces - were likely made by a group sometimes called the Taino peoples, though that single name probably masks their true cultural diversity. Their society was based on farming and people often lived in large villages with impressive public spaces.
 
POTSHERD
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 2313 D
Locale: NORTHEAST COAST OF CUBA, BARACOA
Country: CUBA
Material: CLAY
Dimensions: L:6 W:4 H:4 (in CM)
Technique: POTTERY, MODELLED, IMPRESSED, APPLIED
Subject: HUMAN OR ANIMAL HEAD
Acquisition Year: 1919 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, HEYE FOUNDATION
Keywords: POTSHERD

Exhibition Label: These ceramic fragments in this display - part of a clay bowl and pot handles shaped like human or animal faces - were likely made by a group sometimes called the Taino peoples, though that single name probably masks their true cultural diversity. Their society was based on farming and people often lived in large villages with impressive public spaces.
 
POTSHERD
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 2313 E
Locale: NORTHEAST COAST OF CUBA, BARACOA
Country: CUBA
Material: CLAY
Dimensions: L:6.6 W:4 H:1.6 (in CM)
Technique: POTTERY, MODELLED, IMPRESSED
Subject: HUMAN OR ANIMAL HEAD
Acquisition Year: 1919 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, HEYE FOUNDATION
Keywords: POTSHERD

Exhibition Label: These ceramic fragments in this display - part of a clay bowl and pot handles shaped like human or animal faces - were likely made by a group sometimes called the Taino peoples, though that single name probably masks their true cultural diversity. Their society was based on farming and people often lived in large villages with impressive public spaces.
 
POTSHERD
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 2313 F
Locale: NORTHEAST COAST OF CUBA, BARACOA
Country: CUBA
Material: CLAY
Dimensions: L:5.5 W:3.2 H:.8 (in CM)
Technique: POTTERY, MODELLED, INCISED
Subject: HUMAN OR ANIMAL HEAD
Acquisition Year: 1919 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, HEYE FOUNDATION
Keywords: POTSHERD

Exhibition Label: These ceramic fragments in this display - part of a clay bowl and pot handles shaped like human or animal faces - were likely made by a group sometimes called the Taino peoples, though that single name probably masks their true cultural diversity. Their society was based on farming and people often lived in large villages with impressive public spaces.
 
POTSHERD
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 2313 I
Locale: NORTHEAST COAST OF CUBA, BARACOA
Country: CUBA
Material: CLAY
Dimensions: L:5.5 W:4.2 H:2 (in CM)
Technique: POTTERY, MODELLED, IMPRESSED
Subject: HUMAN OR ANIMAL HEAD
Acquisition Year: 1919 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, HEYE FOUNDATION
Keywords: POTSHERD

Exhibition Label: These ceramic fragments in this display - part of a clay bowl and pot handles shaped like human or animal faces - were likely made by a group sometimes called the Taino peoples, though that single name probably masks their true cultural diversity. Their society was based on farming and people often lived in large villages with impressive public spaces.
 
POTSHERD
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 2313 J
Locale: NORTHEAST COAST OF CUBA, BARACOA
Country: CUBA
Material: CERAMIC
Subject: HUMAN OR ANIMAL HEAD
Acquisition Year: 1919 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, HEYE FOUNDATION
Keywords: POTSHERD

Exhibition Label: These ceramic fragments in this display - part of a clay bowl and pot handles shaped like human or animal faces - were likely made by a group sometimes called the Taino peoples, though that single name probably masks their true cultural diversity. Their society was based on farming and people often lived in large villages with impressive public spaces.
 
POTSHERD
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 2314 B
Locale: NORTHEAST COAST OF CUBA, BARACOA
Country: CUBA
Material: CLAY
Dimensions: L:5.5 W:3.5 H:1.6 (in CM)
Technique: POTTERY, MODELLED, IMPRESSED, APPLIED
Subject: HUMAN OR ANIMAL HEAD
Acquisition Year: 1919 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, HEYE FOUNDATION
Keywords: POTSHERD

Exhibition Label: These ceramic fragments in this display - part of a clay bowl and pot handles shaped like human or animal faces - were likely made by a group sometimes called the Taino peoples, though that single name probably masks their true cultural diversity. Their society was based on farming and people often lived in large villages with impressive public spaces.
 
SHELL BEAD
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 2360 A
Locale: NORTHEAST COAST OF CUBA, BARACOA
Country: CUBA
Material: SHELL
Dimensions: L:5 W:2.6 H:1.7 (in CM)
Technique: CUT, PERFORATED
Acquisition Year: 1919 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, HEYE FOUNDATION
Keywords: SHELL BEAD, WORKED SHELL

Exhibition Label: Among the agriculturalists sometimes called Taino, artisans often crafted articles for personal adornment, such as the shell necklace displayed here. The shells making up this necklace are from marine snails.
 
SHELL BEAD
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 2360 B
Locale: NORTHEAST COAST OF CUBA, BARACOA
Country: CUBA
Material: SHELL
Dimensions: L:5 W:2.6 H:1.5 (in CM)
Technique: CUT, PERFORATED
Acquisition Year: 1919 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, HEYE FOUNDATION
Keywords: SHELL BEAD, WORKED SHELL

Exhibition Label: Among the agriculturalists sometimes called Taino, artisans often crafted articles for personal adornment, such as the shell necklace displayed here. The shells making up this necklace are from marine snails.
 
SHELL BEAD
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 2360 C
Locale: NORTHEAST COAST OF CUBA, BARACOA
Country: CUBA
Material: SHELL
Dimensions: L:4 W:2.3 H:1.5 (in CM)
Technique: CUT, PERFORATED
Acquisition Year: 1919 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, HEYE FOUNDATION
Keywords: SHELL BEAD, WORKED SHELL

Exhibition Label: Among the agriculturalists sometimes called Taino, artisans often crafted articles for personal adornment, such as the shell necklace displayed here. The shells making up this necklace are from marine snails.
 
SHELL BEAD
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 2360 D
Locale: NORTHEAST COAST OF CUBA, BARACOA
Country: CUBA
Material: SHELL
Dimensions: L:3.2 W:1.5 H:1.2 (in CM)
Technique: CUT, PERFORATED
Acquisition Year: 1919 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, HEYE FOUNDATION
Keywords: SHELL BEAD, WORKED SHELL

Exhibition Label: Among the agriculturalists sometimes called Taino, artisans often crafted articles for personal adornment, such as the shell necklace displayed here. The shells making up this necklace are from marine snails.
 
SHELL BEAD
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 2360 E
Locale: NORTHEAST COAST OF CUBA, BARACOA
Country: CUBA
Material: SHELL
Dimensions: L:3 W:1.6 H:.6 (in CM)
Technique: CUT, PERFORATED
Acquisition Year: 1919 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, HEYE FOUNDATION
Keywords: SHELL BEAD, WORKED SHELL

Exhibition Label: Among the agriculturalists sometimes called Taino, artisans often crafted articles for personal adornment, such as the shell necklace displayed here. The shells making up this necklace are from marine snails.
 
SHELL BEAD
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 2360 F
Locale: NORTHEAST COAST OF CUBA, BARACOA
Country: CUBA
Material: SHELL
Dimensions: L:3.5 W:1.7 H:.5 (in CM)
Technique: CUT, PERFORATED
Acquisition Year: 1919 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, HEYE FOUNDATION
Keywords: SHELL BEAD, WORKED SHELL

Exhibition Label: Among the agriculturalists sometimes called Taino, artisans often crafted articles for personal adornment, such as the shell necklace displayed here. The shells making up this necklace are from marine snails.
 
STONE AXE
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 1039
Country: CUBA
Material: STONE
Acquisition Year: 1908 [GIFT]
Donor: ARMSTRONG, DR. S.T.
Keywords: STONE AXE

Exhibition Label: The polished stone axes, or celts, shown in this case are in pristine condition, so they weren't used as tools. They may have been ceremonial objects or even "luxury goods" exchanged by elite members of society.
 
STONE AXE
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 1040
Country: CUBA
Material: STONE (JADEITE JADE)
Dimensions: L:7.4 W:3 H:1.8 (in CM)
Technique: GROUNDSTONE
Acquisition Year: 1908 [GIFT]
Donor: ARMSTRONG, DR. S.T.
Keywords: STONE AXE

Exhibition Label: The polished stone axes, or celts, shown in this case are in pristine condition, so they weren't used as tools. They may have been ceremonial objects or even "luxury goods" exchanged by elite members of society.
 
STONE AXE
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 1042
Country: CUBA
Material: STONE (JADEITE JADE)
Dimensions: L:13 W:5 H:1.5 (in CM)
Technique: GROUNDSTONE
Acquisition Year: 1908 [GIFT]
Donor: ARMSTRONG, DR. S.T.
Keywords: STONE AXE

Exhibition Label: The polished stone axes, or celts, shown in this case are in pristine condition, so they weren't used as tools. They may have been ceremonial objects or even "luxury goods" exchanged by elite members of society.
 
STONE AXE
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 1043
Country: CUBA
Material: STONE (JADEITE JADE)
Dimensions: L:7.5 W:3 H:2 (in CM)
Technique: GROUNDSTONE
Acquisition Year: 1908 [GIFT]
Donor: ARMSTRONG, DR. S.T.
Keywords: STONE AXE

Exhibition Label: The polished stone axes, or celts, shown in this case are in pristine condition, so they weren't used as tools. They may have been ceremonial objects or even "luxury goods" exchanged by elite members of society.
 
STONE AXE (EDGE CHIPPED)
MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 25.0/ 1041
Country: CUBA
Material: STONE (JADEITE JADE)
Dimensions: L:11 W:4 H:2 (in CM)
Technique: GROUNDSTONE
Acquisition Year: 1908 [GIFT]
Donor: ARMSTRONG, DR. S.T.
Keywords: STONE AXE

Exhibition Label: The polished stone axes, or celts, shown in this case are in pristine condition, so they weren't used as tools. They may have been ceremonial objects or even "luxury goods" exchanged by elite members of society.
 
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