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Ancient Egyptian Pottery

Ancient Egyptian Pottery and ceramics

 
 Egyptians not only made items and objects of gold and stones, but also clay, a substance that has served the purpose of every day. The study of pottery has helped tremendously historians to study all periods of Egyptian history. We thought Khumum the potter created man. It is an international classification system for classifying Egyptian pottery known as the Vienna system.  
 
Egyptian pottery can be divided into two categories: Articles of Nile silt and marl white. Most of the pottery made in Egypt was made of reddish-brown clay, which was ubiquitous, and is called Nile silt warehouse. He was often left undecorated.  
 
Ancient Egyptian Pottery

Ancient Egyptian Pottery

 
 
The red color of the cooked product is the result of iron compounds oxidizing. This type of pottery was used for purposes other common utilities, though, sometimes we could decorated or painted.The second type, whitish marl has been used for decorative purposes as it was considered superior to the common mud of the Nile. It has often been polished, leaving a shiny surface like a varnish.
 
 

 Ancient Egyptian Pottery Techniques and Designs

 Ancient pottery technique was to dig a lump of clay in the hand and pinching to give it the final shape. Later, a flat tool was used for pressing the clay against the other. This simple procedure issued the elegant and surprisingly thin-walled vessels of the Naqada II Period (4000 - 3000 BC). 
 
Naqada period until the dynastic period, pottery was decorated with depictions of animals, humans, boats and various other patterns and symbols. It was during this period that perhaps some of the greatest pottery was developed.Pre-dynastic Egyptian pottery was often surprisingly good quality.  
 
 Ancient Egyptian Pottery
 
Badarian period pottery was made without the use of a potter's wheel, and it is usually the woman who turned pottery.These beautiful pieces have been polished to a lustrous finish and fired leaving a black upper and lower part, the section of a deep red. The potter's wheel evolved over the ancient kingdom, evolving as hand turned and later the kick wheel turned.

The pottery was made by shooting open fires or stoves archaic bones. The first task was Potter "puddle" clay, spread it with their feet so as to break up the lumps in the batter. At this stage as fodder was added as an obligation.After the pottery is formed either by a potter's wheel, or more primitive ways, he was allowed to dry completely. If the surface should be polished after drying the pottery was polished with stones and painted. 
 
 
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 And can be engraved Idols, funerary offerings, deposits of the temple were often made of clay. Toys, dolls, games were made by the poor of the land that was not expensive. Sometimes, the ancient Egyptians used pottery and funerary purposes.In addition, a large number of small objects in enamel pottery were deposited with the dead. The most common were those now called Osiris figures, usually representing mummies.
 
 

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Ancient Egyptian Pottery

Ancient Egyptian Pottery

Ancient Egyptian Pottery

Ancient Egyptian Pottery

Ancient Egyptian Pottery

Ancient Egyptian Pottery

Ancient Egyptian Pottery

Ancient Egyptian Pottery


 
 
 
 
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