R. R. Andrews photograph of prehistoric skull from Labna, Yucatan, circa 1893

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-26
Creators:
Andrews, R. R.
Dates:
circa 1893
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
1 mounted print
albumen
4 printed pages
Pamphlet :
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The collection consists of a photograph by R. R. Andrewss of a skull with filed teeth and an article on the skull entitled "Prehistoric Crania from Central America."

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
This skull was obtained by John G. Owens's Harvard-supported expedition to Central America in 1890. The skull, likely over 1,000 years old, was found by M. H. Saville in grave No. 14. R. R. Andrews photographed the skull during the Peabody Museum's Central American Exhibit.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 87-26

Bibliography
Bibliography
Photograph published in R. R. Andrews, "Prehistoric Crania from Central America," International Dental Journal, Boston, 1893. Journal article included in this collection.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 87-26, R. R. Andrews photograph of prehistoric skull from Labna, Yucatan, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
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Yucatán (Mexico : State) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
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