Country: Guatemala   /   Village: Joyabaj
Ethnic Group: Maya   /   Feature: Markets

Caption:

In an attempt to attract customers of all types this woman sells two classes of plum tomatoes. In the rear is a case full of fully ripe undamaged fruit at a higher price. The case in front contains tomatoes, that for obvious reasons, are significantly cheaper. She weighs customers purchases in a simple balance scale made from two metal bowls, string and a piece of wood.

ID # guatejpyabaj1
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