it consists of 11 stone amulets, some of them calcite and 21 shell amulets (srtombus-gisas)
Height: 40 cm - the largest amulet is 6 cm high
the thread is modern
Some of these amulets were already known in the collection of Archduke Peter Leopold of Tuscany (1617-1675) in the collections of the "Muséo di antropologia Etnologia de Florence".
See Jacques Kerchache, Taïno Art, Petit Palais Museum, February-May 1994, catalogue pages 64-65 and more."
Topic: Art objects
- Total nr of items
- reconstituted necklace - amulets stones and shell - taino - big antilles
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- santo domingo
- calcite stone and shellfish (strombus-gigas)
- Sold with stand
- Good condition, used with some signs of wear
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- 0 g