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Princesa Dácil

b. c. 1460
Guanche princess of the kingdom of Taoro; married to a conqueror of the island, Captain Fernando García del Castillo
(Wikipedia)
Escuela Municipal de Arte - La Orotava
2003

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Description

Statue of Princess Dácil on a large pedestal in two tiers, standing in a fountain basin. On the upper edge of the lower tier are four statues of Tara, an anthropomorphic figure from Gran Canaria related to the cult of fertility; on the faces of the upper tier are geometrical reliefs. These are made in a municipal workshop.

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Inscription(s)

PRINCESA DACIL

La Orotava - Princesa Dácil

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Spain
  • Dácil, Guanche princess
  • Escuela Municipal de Arte - La Orotava
  • Fountain
  • Idol
  • Roundabout sculpture
  • Statue (woman)
  • Tara (fertility goddess)
  • Location (N 28°23'51" - W 16°31'5")

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