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A very good example of a ceramic tradition that was characterized by its complex geometry and limited color palette that rarely ventured beyond the basic scheme of red and black over a cream-colored background.

Polychrome vessel
Northern Mexico
Post-Classic (900-1340 A.D.)
Casas Grandes, State of Chihuahua
Clay with cream, red and black pigments
45 x 44 cm.
National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico.

Photo © Jorge Pérez de Lara