God of Fertility / Dios de la Fertilidad

Mini: 3” x 2” X 2” Small: 4.5” x 3.5” x 3” Medium: 5.5” x 4” x 3.5”

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Taíno Figure Replica, Available in three sizes (This is a handmade object size is variable and approximate):

Mini: 3” x 2” X 2”

Small: 4.5” x 3.5” x 3”

Medium: 5.5” x 4” x 3.5”

Other sizes available on request.

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Taíno Figurine

YOCAHU VAGUA MAOROCOTÍ: God of Fertility of the Land, also know as ‘The Spirit of Yuca’ (Cassava) and ‘El Yucador’, being this last title one with strong sexual connotations. Yocahu’s figure was often buried in the fields to fertilize the land and get abundant crops. Yuca (Cassava) is a starchy root vegetable central to their diet.

Indigenous Taíno people were the largest group inhabiting the Caribbean islands at the time of European contact in 1492. Their territory extended from Venezuela to Florida including the Bahamas, being Cuba, La Hispañola and Puerto Rico the most populated territories. By 1550 the Taíno were almost extinct due to illnesses brought to their territories by Spanish colonizers, however, their art and vocabulary survived being kept alive by ‘mestizo’ descendants.

CLAY FIGURINES
These Taíno artwork figurines are handmade from clay and fire, then painted in a variety of neutral and bright colors.

Taíno Figure Replica, Three sizes

 

Figura taína

YOCAHU VAGUA MAOROCOTÍ: Dios de la Fertilidad de la Tierra, también conocido como “El Espíritu de Yuca” (Yuca) y “El Yucador”, siendo este último título con fuertes connotaciones sexuales. La figura de Yocahu a menudo fue enterrada en los campos para fertilizar la tierra y obtener abundantes cultivos. Yuca (mandioca) es un vegetal de raíz almidonado central en su dieta.

Los indígenas taínos eran el grupo más numeroso que habitaba las islas del Caribe en el momento del contacto europeo en 1492. Su territorio se extendía desde Venezuela hasta Florida, incluidas las Bahamas, siendo Cuba, La Hispañola y Puerto Rico los territorios más poblados. Para 1550, los taínos estaban casi extintos debido a enfermedades traídas a sus territorios por los colonizadores españoles, sin embargo, su arte y vocabulario sobrevivieron siendo mantenidos vivos por los descendientes “mestizos”.

FIGURAS DE ARCILLA
Estas figuras de arte taíno están hechas a mano de arcilla y fuego, luego pintadas en una variedad de colores neutros y brillantes.

Taíno Figura Réplica, Tres tamaños

Mini: 3” x 2” X 2”

Small: 4.5” x 3.5” x 3”

Medium: 5.5” x 4” x 3.5”

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