Collection Description

Tradition Name

Late Caribbean

Tradition Description

The Late Caribbean tradition was located in the islands of the West Indies and coastal Colombia and Venezuela from 1000 BP to 500 BP (AD 1000 - AD 1500). The people were intensive agriculturalists and fishers living in politically centralized societies with ranking or stratification. Basic technologies included pottery, loom weaving, woven basketry, dugout canoes, frame and thatch buildings, palisade villages, woven clothes, and hammocks. Pottery was highly developed using modeling, incision, and appliqué.

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Region

Middle America and the Caribbean --Caribbean

Countries

The Bahamas

Colombia

Dominican Republic

Martinique

Puerto Rico

Turks and Caicos Islands

Venezuela

OWC Code

S051

Number of Documents

12

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Number of Pages

1870

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