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Tangas

Grouping of six Tangas

Tangas are small convex triangular pottery covers found in large numbers in the Amazon delta. Their suggestive shape has long been attributed to use as a cover or shield for the female Mound of Venus, for protection, modesty (‘cache-sexe’ is the French term) or embellishment. 

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Grouping of 6 Tangas Marajo Tribe, Amazon Basin 

400AD – 1350AD

Ex Jean-Eugene Lions collection, St Tropez and Geneva

ex Robert Morris Gallery, New York, NY

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