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Higuera para tomar agua | Bowl, Serving bowls, Tableware

This study by researcher Ryan Martin explores the meaning ascribed to higuera gourds by ancient Taino.

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Comment by Nelson Kau'marix Zayas on October 29, 2020 at 12:15pm

Perfect, hahom!!

Comment by Miguel Sague Jr on October 29, 2020 at 2:02am

It is the gourd rattle that I placed in the hand of the behike in this painting

Comment by Miguel Sague Jr on October 29, 2020 at 1:58am

This image shows a clearer view of the incised linear designs on the one gourd. I used this particular design as the model for one of my favorite rattles 

Comment by Nelson Kau'marix Zayas on October 28, 2020 at 10:04am

I was hoping the article gave more details about the designs on the gourd. I cannot see the designs in the photos.

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