#Lenca #pottery vase from Honduras.

#Lenca #pottery vase from Honduras.

Handmade Chorotega pottery from Costa Rica. #Indigenous #art.

Handmade Chorotega pottery from Costa Rica. #Indigenous #art.

Peek-a-boo #PEFI pottery with trademark monkey amidst fruits. http://galerianamu.com/shop/folk-arts/ceramic/tropical-vase $139

Peek-a-boo #PEFI pottery with trademark monkey amidst fruits. http://galerianamu.com/shop/folk-arts/ceramic/tropical-vase $139

Lenca tribe artisan #pottery. Unique tribal art form - created primarily by the women of this Central American tribe. $75

Lenca tribe artisan #pottery. Unique tribal art form - created primarily by the women of this Central American tribe. $75

Costa Rica's indigenous Chorotega #pottery with #pre #Columbian aesthetic.

Costa Rica's indigenous Chorotega #pottery with #pre #Columbian aesthetic.

#pre #Columbian #pottery: King vulture vessel from #Costa Rica

#pre #Columbian #pottery: King vulture vessel from #Costa Rica

Pre-Colombian Pottery - replicated using same techniques, the Chorotega tribe define quality pottery such as this jaguar seemingly ready to pouce.

Pre-Colombian Pottery - replicated using same techniques, the Chorotega tribe define quality pottery such as this jaguar seemingly ready to pouce.

Pre-Columbian [replicated] #pottery vessel of an armadillo. Whimsical ceremonial piece.

Pre-Columbian [replicated] #pottery vessel of an armadillo. Whimsical ceremonial piece.

Large #decorative #plate known as a comal (tortilla plate) from indigenous #Chorotega indians.

Large #decorative #plate known as a comal (tortilla plate) from indigenous #Chorotega indians.


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The Chorotega Indians, an indigenous tribe of Costa Rica, have been making pottery for centuries. The villages of Guaitel (way-teal) and nearby Ste. Vincente are the last two settlements remaining and they are trying hard to keep this craft alive.

The Chorotega Indians, an indigenous tribe of Costa Rica, have been making pottery for centuries. The villages of Guaitel (way-teal) and nearby Ste. Vincente are the last two settlements remaining and they are trying hard to keep this craft alive.

Costa Rican Boruca Mask

Costa Rican Boruca Mask

The stone spheres (or stone balls) of Costa Rica are an assortment of over three hundred petrospheres in Costa Rica, located on the Diquis Delta and on Isla del Caño. Locally, they are known as Las Bolas. The spheres are commonly attributed to the extinct Diquis culture and are sometimes referred to as the Diquis Spheres.

The stone spheres (or stone balls) of Costa Rica are an assortment of over three hundred petrospheres in Costa Rica, located on the Diquis Delta and on Isla del Caño. Locally, they are known as Las Bolas. The spheres are commonly attributed to the extinct Diquis culture and are sometimes referred to as the Diquis Spheres.

Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve / indigenous village tour  - Costa Rica

Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve / indigenous village tour - Costa Rica

Around 300 pre-columbian spheres or petrospheres are scattered throughout Costa Rica. Some are over 2 meters in diameter and weigh up to 16 tons. They were made into near perfect shapes. Estimated age: 500-2200 years. Almost all of them are made of granodiorite. Locally, they are known as Las Bolas. Their purpose remains unknown.

Around 300 pre-columbian spheres or petrospheres are scattered throughout Costa Rica. Some are over 2 meters in diameter and weigh up to 16 tons. They were made into near perfect shapes. Estimated age: 500-2200 years. Almost all of them are made of granodiorite. Locally, they are known as Las Bolas. Their purpose remains unknown.

If you go to Disneyland, you expect Disneyland. But there are plenty of ways to step outside and see a different type of magical kingdom. A tale of two chocolates #costarica via timetravelturtle.com

If you go to Disneyland, you expect Disneyland. But there are plenty of ways to step outside and see a different type of magical kingdom. A tale of two chocolates #costarica via timetravelturtle.com

The culture of the indigenous people of Costa Rica only forms about 1.7% of the population. However indigenous art and craft are available everywhere. They range from ceramic, to ornaments and jewelry. One of the historic artifacts are the stone spheres found near Palmar Norte and Palmar Sur in Corcovado.

The culture of the indigenous people of Costa Rica only forms about 1.7% of the population. However indigenous art and craft are available everywhere. They range from ceramic, to ornaments and jewelry. One of the historic artifacts are the stone spheres found near Palmar Norte and Palmar Sur in Corcovado.

Costa Rica People | Costa Rica Indigenous People

Costa Rica People | Costa Rica Indigenous People

An indigenous boy from a village of Costa Rica in his traditional garb

Traditional dress of Costa Rica: A charming garb of Latin America

An indigenous boy from a village of Costa Rica in his traditional garb

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