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Ceramic | Terracotta | Fired Clay 

Details

Object Type

Containers and Vessels

Material

Ceramic | Terracotta | Fired Clay

Country of Origin

El Salvador

Credit

Secretaría de Cultura de la Presidencia

Caption

Import restricted since 1987 for the Cara Sucia region and since 1995 for all of El Salvador.

Section 2c of Designated List in force since 1995.

Miniatures
Very small ceramic objects made in the form of jars or flasks. Often made of a very fine cream colored ceramic. These may be modeled to resemble squash effigies, or may include stamped designs include Maya glyphs, humans forms, or animals. Miniature vessels often contain residuals of red pigment. Late Classic Period.
Size: 1.5–4’’ (4–10cm) in height.
Formal Names: None.

Example shown: Maya miniature ceramic flask, Late Classic period.

For import restrictions in force from 1987, see History of Import Restrictions below.

> CPIA Import Restriction Designated List

> History of Import Restrictions

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