Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Pottery around the world

No description
by

KK Collins-Thompson

on 30 April 2015

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Pottery around the world

Project: Pottery
Our Project involves making pots from different countries and different time periods, all around the world.... as well as one of our own creation, and comparing the differences between styles, and time periods. This presentation talks about the different types of clay, and styles, used in the styles of pottery we chose.
Egyptian
The set of pots we chose from Egypt date back to around 300 B.C.E., and they were used as makeup pots, with some influence from the Greek. The hieroglyphs on the front representing the contents. The coolest thing about them is the built in glaze, which leaves it with a turquoise finish.
Greek
The Greek pot we chose to replicate came from around 400 B.C.E., and is called a Skyphos (or wine cup), showing an athlete standing beside a statue. This scene is believed to be attributed to an Amykos painter.
Japanese
The Japanese styled pot we chose is a special ceremony dish called a Mukozuke, it was used to serve food during ceremonies. It has an interesting shape, and almost looks metallic.
Mayan
The Mayan pottery we chose went back to around 900 C.E., where their main colors were orange, tan, and red, due to the red lead infused plumbate salt that was used in the clay. Most pots of Mayan culture were more modernized then Greek pottery because of the freedom most of their artists had previously obtained.
Pottery around the world
Our own
We will be making a pot of our own creation, in addition to the other pots we will be making. It's going to be a surprise, so look forward to it!
Thanks for watching, and
enjoy the rest of the exhibition!
Full transcript