prev - home - index - next

The use of very light clay is characteristic of Huastec terracotta figurines and vessels. This particular example catches our eye through its elegant, uncomplicated grace.

Female figurine
Post-Classic (900-1521 A.D.)
Pánuco region, State of Veracruz
Light clay
22 cm.
National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico.

Photo © Jorge Pérez de Lara