Simple earthernware pot ostionoid style

Earliest Caribbean farmers originated in the Orinocoan – Amazonian rain – forest areas. The societies who developed through time as their successors shared common belief systems, traits, styles, and conceptions of nature, although with slight but noticeable variations. The patterns of daily life are often similar so big open pots like this one appears in each society. This could have been used to contain the poisonous manioc juice that, after boiling, turned to be the basis for soups.