Good condition, used with some signs of wear
|Total nr of items:||1|
|Object:||reconstituted necklace - amulets stones and shell - taino - big antilles|
|Ethnic group/ culture:||Pre-Columbian|
|Region/ country:||santo domingo|
|Material:||calcite stone and shellfish (strombus-gigas)|
|Sold with stand:||No|
|Condition:||Good condition, used with some signs of wear|
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
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