Skeleton, late 17th-early 18th cent., Newton Plantation Slave Cemetery, Barbados


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This record was last updated on 12 Apr 2017

Image Reference
Bur72_torso

Source
Jerome Handler, personal slide collection ( copyright)

Comments
Detail of torso and pelvic area of burial in situ; visible are copper bracelets on each arm and pipe bowl on pelvic area. See also other images, "Newton Plantation" and "burial 72_extended" on this site). For details on this burial and its associated artifacts see Handler, An African-Type Healer/Diviner and his Grave Goods, International Journal of Historical Archaeology (1997), Vol. 1, pp. 91-130. See also, image reference B72_extended.