probably Chiriquí (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Bocas del Toro; Bocas del Toro District; Bocas del Toro Province; Panama
Said to have been collected by Native people from local tombs and sold to a trader named Don Juan Lau Don; acquired by George C. Dissette (1873-1938, an attorney in Glenville, Ohio) by 1904; purchased by George Heye in 1906.
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