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Bead/beads  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "500 BC-AD 500"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

Materials:

Turquoise

Techniques:

Ground, drilled

Dimensions:

2 x 1 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central America, Circum-Caribbean, Island Caribbean, Native Americans, Saladoid (archaeological culture)

Site Name:

Trant's Estate

City:

Trant's

State:

Saint Georges Parish

Island Name:

Montserrat

IslandGrouping:

Leeward Islands

Archipelago:

Lesser Antilles

Geographical Areas:

Caribbean Islands (West Indies)

Country:

Montserrat

Collection History:

Collected by Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (1883-1923, manager of Trant's estate on Montserrat), probably in the early 1900s; purchased by MAI from Howes' family in 1924.

Source ID:

NMAI_136242

Catalog Number:

12/7065

Album Name:

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