Coiled Bracelet, Newton Plantation Slave Cemetery, Barbados
This photograph shows a coiled bracelet found on the wrists of buried skeleton in Barbados. Handler suspects this individual was possibly an Obeah medicine man and likely from the Voltaic region. See image Newton001.
Jerome S. Handler, "An African-Type Healer/Diviner and his Grave Goods," International Journal of Historical Archaeology 1, 2 (1997): p. 91-130.
Artifact dated to late-1600s to early-1700s
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