Essays Tagged: "Pottery"

Ceramic Glazing

2 pages on ceramic glazing -GlazesThe knowledge of ways to form glazes on pottery is dated back to at least 5000 B.C. Since glazes were made in many parts of the world long b ... were abundant. The chemical make-up of glazes was not known to the ancient people in glazing their pottery. Their results were achieved by strictly experimental methods that had no basis in scientifi ... e will be smooth, bright, and brown or amber in color, similar in appearance to lead-glazed country pottery commonly made in Europe and America.In the Near East the Syrians and Babylonians learned to ...

(3 pages) 121 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

The archaeological importance of the study of pottery

are taken in order to deal with the wide spectrum of differing evidence. Nevertheless, the study of pottery is without doubt one of the most important tasks taken on by any archaeologist. A great weal ... tasks taken on by any archaeologist. A great wealth of information can be gained from the study of pottery, despite its inanimate state. It is for this very reason that this essay will attempt to exp ...

(7 pages) 71 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Book Review: A single Shard

scraps of food. All of that changed, though when he saw a master potter named Min make his stunning pottery. Tree-ear longed to make his pots as good as Min's one day. He unfortunately had to pay off ... rd and long, the young lad was eager to learn. He was sent to the King's Court to show the master's pottery, but two bandits robbed him of his possessions on his way and dropped his masters' work, whi ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Coil pots brief history and how to make a coil pot

Pottery is one of the most enduring materials known to humankind. In most places it is the oldest an ... world over have fashioned pots and bowls of baked clay for their daily use. Prehistoric remains of pottery, e.g., in Scandinavia, England, France, Italy, Greece, and North and South America, have pro ... great importance in archaeology and have often a way of dating and establishing an early timeline. Pottery has also been used as historical and literary records, ancient Assyrian and Babylonian writi ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Hopi Pottery

ver one thousand years, the Pueblo Indian tribes have held a certain expertise in the art of making pottery. After learning the craft from the Indians of Mexico, the Pueblos honed their skills and hav ... even believed in their culture ¡§that if, when the time comes to [fire the pottery], someone utters more than a whisper, the spirit that inhabits the vase will break it ...

(2 pages) 832 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Pompeii

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture