In much the same manner, elsewhere in northwest Argentina, he discovered caches of funerary urns
from the later Santa Maria, Belen, and San Jose cultures (circa 900 to 1400 A.
The Marajoara pubic covers have their own exclusive decoration but the artistic themes recall those found on pottery from grave sites--and especially from the funerary urns
themselves (Barreto 2009).
Students have used the technology to create anything from teapots, to barbecue grilles and, fascinatingly enough, funerary urns
, depending upon the assignment.
The 3rd international juried Ashes to Art(R) exhibition and sale of original contemporary artist-made funerary urns
, vessels and personal memorial objects promises to offer a range of answers in all media, and in prices from $150 to $6,000.