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The doowhe stone, used to polish the ceramic pots and to make them shine

Thiago da Costa Oliveira2012

Museu do Índio

Museu do Índio
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Laura, a Kubeu potter who lives in the Ucuqui-Cachoeira Baniwa village, shows a doowhe stone, brought from the Apaporis river, that runs thousands of kilometers from where she lives. This stone is used to polish the ceramic pots and to make them shine.

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  • Title: The doowhe stone, used to polish the ceramic pots and to make them shine
  • Creator: Thiago da Costa Oliveira
  • Date Created: 2012
  • Location: São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Brazil
  • Physical Dimensions: digital
  • Provenance: Photograph taken during a workshop of pottery, held between october and november 2012 in Ucuqui-Cachoeira village, Alto Rio Negro Indigenous Territory.
  • Type: photography
  • Rights: Museu do Índio / FUNAI
  • Medium: digital photography

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