history of ceramics
Africa | Water Jar. Kabyle peoples, Algeria | 19th century | Ceramic and pigment | To this day, Kabyle women coil and decorate pottery with beautiful, geometric designs for their own household use and for sale. Kabyle women handbuild vessels of various sizes and shapes for holding water, milk and oil, for cooking and eating food and for making oil lamps.
Terracotta vase in the form of a mouse Attributed to the Randazzo Group Period: Classical Date: mid-5th century B.C. Culture: Greek, Sicilian Medium: Terracotta; silhouette Dimensions: H. 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm) length 6 13/16 in. (17.3 cm) Classification: Vases Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1916 Accession Number: 16.174.40