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Ceramics
Fired clay vessels of various shapes with incised, modeled, molded, and painted designs.

  Pictoral vessels   
 

Decorated with vivid colours, geometric designs, and mythological figures.

 


  Sculptural vessels   
 

In the shape of fruit, animals, humans or gods, in various positions.

 


  Figures   
 

Standing male or female figurines; usually naked. The best known are the "cuchimilcos" of the Chancay culture.

 
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