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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Traditional pottery artisan

Here is an indigenous woman from Cotacachi who playfully sculpts a large clay plate without using any lathe or machinery, just following her ancestral techniques passed through generations.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2018
Photo Location: Cotacachi, Ecuador
Camera: COOLPIX L340
Copyright: © Joselin Anabell Hernandez Esquivel