Antillean statuette, with notes on West Indian religious beliefs

by Jesse Walter Fewkes

Publisher: The New Era Printing Company in Lancaster

Written in English
Published: Pages: 358 Downloads: 529
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Subjects:

  • Idols and images.,
  • West Indies -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

StatementBy J. Walter Fewkes.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 348-358 ; [1] leaf of plates;
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16586358M

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