Photo of a Tzeltal Mayan potter in Amatenango Del Valle, Chiapas, Mexico for Delta Airlines Sky magazine

Photo of a Tzeltal Mayan woman potter in Amatenango Del Valle town, Chiapas, Mexico for Delta Airlines Sky inflight magazine (May 2002).

The Tzeltal Mayan women potters of Amatenango Del Valle town located 40km southeast of San Cristobal de las Casas town in the Chiapas State of Mexico are renowned potters who use a pre-Hispanic method of firing the pottery with a wooden fire placed all around the clay pottery instead of firing in a kiln.

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