Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ancient Urns from the Amazon

South America has an incredibly rich ceramic history. The number of cultures with distinct ceramic traditions over the last several millinia is truly staggering: Chavin, Moche, Tiwanaku, Huari, Inca, Teotihuacan, just to name a few. Since ceramics were an integral … Continue reading

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Prehistoric Chinese Ceramics

Asian ceramic traditions are vast and complex, extending far back in time. Geographically the Asian continent itself is broken down into six major areas and each of these areas include many different ceramic traditions. The area of East Asia is … Continue reading

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An Introduction to the History of Ceramic Cremation Urns

Ceramics has a vast and ancient history. Throughout much of that history people have been creating vessels and other works to use for funeral ceremonies. Many of these vessels were used to hold the remains after cremation, others were used … Continue reading

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