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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.



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

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