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This kind of composite brazier was very common in Teotihuacan, where workshops have been found in which the different parts and components of this kind of brazier were manufactured in great quantities, presumably to be sold for later assembly.

Lidded brazier
Early Classic (300-550 A.D.)
Teotihuacan, State of Mexico
Clay, mica and yellow, red and blue-green pigments
59 x 92 cm.
National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico.

Photo © Jorge Pérez de Lara