The duho (dujo) is a Taino ceremonial stool or bench that can be made from stone or wood. Traditionally, a duho was usually reserved for community leaders or visiting dignitaries. The duho could be adorned with gold and conch-shell inlay as well as carved with intricate, geometric spiritual motifs. Similar stools are made by the Lokono Arawak, relatives of the Taino, however, they call their benches hala.
A TAINO STONE YOKE, CA. A.D. 1000-1500 the closed yoke finely carved in slender oval form, depicting a young branch bent and tied together, with recessed and banded areas, in grey-green stone. diameter 17 1/2 in. 44.5 cm