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Shell cut to extract conch meat  (Materials: Waste)  "circa 1910"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1900-1913

Materials:

Conch shell/shells

Techniques:

Cut

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, Central America, Circum-Caribbean, Island Caribbean, Lucayan (Bahamian Indians), Native Americans, Taino

Site Name:

Great Inagua Island

State:

Inagua District

Island Name:

Great Inagua Island

Archipelago:

Bahama Islands

Geographical Areas:

Caribbean Islands (West Indies)

Country:

Bahamas

Collection History:

Collected in 1913 by Theodoor de Booy (1882-1919, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.

Source ID:

NMAI_35453

Catalog Number:

3/3304

Album Name:

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