Portfolio Tag: Frog

Frog pendent

The frog was figuring the women and is symbol of fertility. The representation of frog in combination to necklaces was common in Saladoide culture. Archaeologist might have discerned a strong change took place in the material culture of the Caribbean 2500 years ago, the arrival of people we know by their pottery, which we call…
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Fragment of ceramic vessel that shows a zoomorphic decoration applied just under the rim of the bowl. It represents the head and arm of a batrachian, interpreted as a frog. This animal figures the woman in South American indigenous mythology. The style suggests that this fragment belongs to the Meillacoide culture, distributed through the northern…
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