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A Mexican “Polished Redware” Pot or Vase
Burnished terracotta clay (Barro Rojo)
Probably Oaxaca, Mexico
13 cm high
Red clay (Barro Rojo) pottery has been made in Mexico for at least 4500 years. Traditionally, this utilitarian pottery was not sold but used for many generations and exchanged for food and goods.