Burial 72, late 17th-early 18th cent., Newton Plantation Cemetery, Barbados


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This record was last updated on 16 Nov 2012

Image Reference
Bur72_torso

Source
Handler, personal slide collection (copyright, Jerome Handler)

Comments
Close-up of torso and pelvic area of skeleton in situ; visible are copper bracelets on each arm and pipe bowl on pelvic area. 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.