'Face of Mexico': Veracruz-area artifact
January 13, 2009 | 4:25 p.m. CSTThis is an excellent example of hand-formed ceramics. The bits of the clay were formed and attached to the face. This one is from the Veracruz area, on Mexico's eastern shore, which is where Hernan Cortes first made contact.
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