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Pottery Production and Circulation in Quebrada del Toro during the Formative Period: A View Based on the Petrographic Analysis of Ceramics

María Eugenia De Feo, Lucas Pereyra Domingorena

Arqueol. Iberoam.

This paper presents the petrographic analysis of ceramic pastes from Formative archaeological sites (700 BC–1000 AD) in Quebrada del Toro (Salta, Argentina). The results allow us to define the presence of fifteen modes of ceramic paste, some of which persist throughout the entire period. The vast majority of the analyzed sherds were of local origin, while others refer to modalities that are characteristic of the pottery from different sectors of the southern Andean area, such as the San Francisco Valley (Jujuy) and San Pedro de Atacama (Chile).

Petrography; technical modes; Formative; interregional relations; Argentina.

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De Feo, M. E., L. Pereyra Domingorena. 2018.
Producción y circulación alfarera en Quebrada del Toro durante el periodo Formativo: una mirada desde el análisis petrográfico de la cerámica. Arqueología Iberoamericana 40: 65-80.

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Publication date: December 16, 2018.

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