University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Margaret L. Arrott

A Unique Method of Making Pottery

Santa Apolonia, Guatemala

By: Margaret L. Arrott

From long before dawn on Thursday mornĀ­ings the narrow dirt road leading from San Jose Poaquil through Santa Apolonia to Tecpan beĀ­comes a busy, purposeful thoroughfare. Many hundreds of Cakchiquel-speaking Indians, men, women and children, move down upon it from the deeper darkness of the mountains on either side. All carry enormous cargoes on their […]