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

Source

Jerome Handler, personal slide collection (copyright )

Description

View of Burial 72 skeleton extended on its back in situ; copper bracelets on each arm and pipe bowl on pelvic area are visible; possibly an Obeah man/medicine man. 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.

Date Created

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Language

English

Rights

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Identifier

B72_extended
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