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Figurine

Object Number:34-27-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Taino
Provenience: West Indies
Dominican Republic
Puerto Plata
Santo Domingo (West Indies)
Culture Area: Caribbean
Locus: In a cave just back of Puerta Plata
Section:American
Materials:Shell
Height: 0.476 cm
Length: 4.13 cm
Width: 0.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Arthur D. MacCoy, 1934

Description

Man standing. Arms bent at elbow, hands in front, holding cup? Belt ornately patterned; legs with herring-bone design down front. All delicately incised lines filled with color. Found broken in two in a small higuera or gourd.

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