Parque Nacional del Este, Dominican Republic
Design: A portion of a wooden paddle.
Size: Length 51cm
Condition: The blade of the paddle is intact
minus the tip. The handle of the paddle was broken off as well.
Collection Date: November 6,1997
Comments: Only a few examples of Taino wooden
paddles have ever been recovered. This example, unfortunately, lacks the
diagnostic features of the tip and the handle.
Last updated: 11 February 1998
Comments: Underwater Science Program
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