In Icoaraci – a district of Belém do Pará – there are several workshops and shops selling the ceramics produced there. Some incorporate archaeological references. The image shows Master Carlos, a potter who also works in the workshop that belongs to Master Raimundo Cardoso’s family, who first had access to the collection of the Goeldi Museum to reproduce archaeological artifacts from certain past Amazonian cultures, such as Marajoara and Tapajônica, popularly known since then.

Text: Silvio Luiz Cordeiro. Image: Wagner Souza e Silva.