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Most containers that survive from the Taíno civilizations of the ancestral Caribbean islands are ceramic vessels. While some feature whole or partial depictions of anthropomorphic and zoomorphic characters, many show the Taíno artists’ abilities to distill figural imagery into abstract and geometric motifs. Hands, eyes, gaping or grimacing mouths, and stylized linear passages appear in the modeled ceramic bottles and bowls.

Bowl, Ceramic, Taíno

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