Cream Paste Fine Ware

The Cream Paste Fine Ware Tradition has been dated all the way back to the Chabij phase, but was predominately found during the late Acbi and early Coner phases. It consists of four groups, Chilanga, Copador, Gualpopa, and Izalco, and a spread of types and varieties. Open (sub)hemispherical bowls and cylindrical vessels are the main forms of this tradition. The common decorating style is negative-painted and/or polychrome using red and/or black paint on a fine, buff-colored paint or slip base.