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Conference Proceedings
UWI Author(s)
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Allsworth-Jones, Philip; Rodriques, Esther
Author Role
Presenter
Author Affiliation
Department of History and Archaeology
Paper/Section Title
The James W. Lee Arawak Collection, UWI, Kingston, Jamaica: Facts and Figures
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Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Association for Caribbean Archaeology
Date of Meeting
2003
Place of Meeting
Santo Domingo
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Date of Publication
2005
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Location in Work
295-305
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Series Editor
Tavarez, Glenis; Garcia, Maria; Garcia, Manuel
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Series Title
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Series Volume ID
1
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Abstract
The Lee Collection contains over 28,000 artefacts as well as, shells, animal and human bones. This paper summarises the basic facts of the collection as they have been compiled and presented in a CD-ROM, which will accompany a book to be published on the same subject. The principles whereby the collection has been studied are explained and attention is drawn to some of its salient features. The cultural material belongs to one of four stylistic variants, named after Little River, Montego Bay, Port Morant, and White Marl respectively. Following Dr. Lee’s indications, the positions of all these sites are recorded on the map of Jamaica using standard co-ordinates. The Collection is abundantly illustrated both by digital photographs and by some specially commissioned drawings. Commentaries explain the significance of the individual sites and also the inventories of which 191 are represented in the Collection.....
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