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Pendant in the form of a face (guaíza), 800-1500 A.D., site of En Bas Saline, 4.25 x 4 cm.

Pendant in the form of a face (guaíza), 800-1500 A.D., site of En Bas Saline, 4.25 x 4 cm.

© Florida Museum of Natural History’s Historical Archaeology Collections
Decorative conch shell plaque, 800-1500 A.D., site of El Cabo, Dominican Republic, 4.8 x 1 cm.

Decorative conch shell plaque, 800-1500 A.D., site of El Cabo, Dominican Republic, 4.8 x 1 cm.

© Leiden University/Museo del Hombre Dominicano

Notice

Material
Shell
Type
Sculptures | Accessories and jewellery
Details
Small, smooth, decorative white plaques, pendants and beads of different forms, usually made of conch.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Haitian Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Haiti
Period
Pre-Columbian