Found in Nasunahara. Used by hunters, also used to collect soil. First known pottery.
Earliest pottery vessels of central Europe known as Bandkeramik decorated with incised lines and infilled with dots or cross-hatching – found from France to Hungary to Ukraine
made by the Badarian people of the Nile, painted with red with black rims. The pottery was fired with rims buried in sand. They were highly burnished to give smooth, polished surface.
invented this incised cylinder seal to replace stamps previously used on tablets. The seal could be rolled over larger areas and was also used for official decorations
Food storage vessels such as this were used to deliver olive oil, wine, grain and other agricultural products to such places as the palaces. The products were paid as a tax or tribute and much of bounty was used to support royal household.
terra cotta models
Was made up of warriors, chariots and horses. It is said that the mausoleum and surrounding burial pits took 700,000 conscripted laborers 35 years to build.
terra cotta figurine
represents Yakshi and represents the dress of the period. (Ganges Delta Tamluk, India)
Terra cotta bricks
tiles decorated with impressed patterns were used for building palaces and tombs. (China)
Mayan ceramic ceremonial vessels
decorated with monkeys and are examples of Toltec cultural influences ( El Salvador)
Zoomorphic Efficy Vessel
represents a stylized puma or jaguar with painted geometric motifs achieved using a resist technique ( Tungarahua, Ecuador)
Historic and modern versions of whistles found in Peru and Central America.
pottery was developed by Iranian potter. The word "sgraffito" is came from the Italian word “sgraffire” meaning "to scratch." The vessel is covered with a white slip and a design is carved through it. (Iran)
The Middle Eastern ceramics of Iran displayed innovations such and blue and black painted underglaze decorations technically demanding for uses such as covers for entire tombs and niches in mosques
earthenware apothecary storage jar
wheel-thrown and decorated with designs of geometric influence. Used to carry and hold materials in.
A salt-glazed pitcher with applied molded medallions. Used and made in Rhineland. Usually used to pour liquid.
porcelain enameled teapot
A soft paste porcelain enameled teapot with 2 spouts. Founded and made in England. Very unique piece.