Home/What we do/Resources/Red Lists Database /Dominican Republic/Utilitarian objects - Various materials (axes and axe handles)
 
Back

Utilitarian objects - Various materials (axes and axe handles)

Stone petaloid ceremonial axe, Taíno culture (11th - 15th centuries), 22 cm.

Stone petaloid ceremonial axe, Taíno culture (11th - 15th centuries), 22 cm.

©Fundación García Arévalo, Santo Domingo

Notice

Material
Stone | Shell
Type
Utensils and vessels
Details
Axes: Made of stone or seashells. May be shaped as human beings, animals or flower petals. |  | Axe handles: Made of wood, carved in the shape of humans or animals.  |
Red List
Red List of Dominican Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Dominican Republic
Period
Prehispanic period (7th - 15th centuries)