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Guillen arte Taino Dios de la Cohoba Handmade Figure caribeño pre-Colombian Art

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Brand: Guillen arte

Features:

  • handmade statues of Taino gods of the pre-Columbian era

Binding: Kitchen

Details: The traditional Taino artwork is handmade, uniting clay and fire as a sign of respect to the original inhabitans, the Taino Indians (Pre-Colombian inhabitans of Quisqueya/Hispaniola, now known as Haiti and Dominican Republic). "For our cultural Identity". Cohoba was the principal god of the Tainos. The plate on this head was used to hold an hallucinogenic substance which was inhaled in a religious ceremony called the "Rite of Cohoba". During the ceremony the Tainos communicated with their gods.

EAN: 7467003480568