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KOVELS; Conestoga stoneware can be identified through shape, quirks

The Maryville Daily Times 06 Mar 2021
There were many small potteries making stoneware and other ceramics for use in the kitchen, bedroom or farm. Most utensils made in America by the 1800s were made with thick pottery sides in simple shapes with almost no decoration ... This crock is similar to others attributed to Shenfelder Pottery of Reading, Pennsylvania.
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10 British Iron Age Hill Forts

Heritage Daily 03 Mar 2021
The following list represents ten of the most impressive examples. 1 . Maiden Castle, Dorset ... Google Earth ... 2 . Old Oswestry ... Google Earth ... 3 ... 4 ... Pits found within the fortifications contained late Iron Age pottery, the hub of a chariot wheel, an iron carpenter’s saw, a latch-lifter for a hut door, querns, whetstones, sling stones, and animal bones.
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Who Invented the Wheel?

Interesting Engineering 02 Mar 2021
A stone potter's wheel has been found at the Sumerian city of Ur, in modern-day Iraq, dated to about 3129 BC, and fragments of wheel-thrown pottery around 5,500 years old have also been discovered, evidence that the use of the wheel is even older — at least for pottery.
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3 more SE MN accounts to follow now

Post Bulletin 02 Mar 2021
Jessica Taylor’s been busy this pandemic -- she started a paint--your-own pottery biz while churning out her own art on the wheel ... She’s been putting a modern spin on classical art, including sketches of pottery pieces, re-interpretations of famous ...
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Give yourself an art break with Virtual Art Labs

Independent Tribune 02 Mar 2021
By Elisabeth Thornton Cabarrus Arts Council ... They're fun stress relievers we think you'll enjoy ... Cabarrus Arts Council ... ONGOING. ... Select days 4.30-6.30 p.m.; $150; This 6 week children and teen art class includes drawing, painting, pottery, and sculpture ... Pottery lessons – Learn to throw a bowl, tumbler or vase on a potter’s wheel ... Pleasant ... .
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Crimes And Conspiracies Continue At Ancient Caral Site In Central Peru

Ancient Origins 02 Mar 2021
Along the rust colored, arid, and rocky costal valleys of North Central Peru, within the Supe Valley resides an extensive archaeological site known as Caral ...  .   ... These early Andean inhabitants came before the “pottery” period ... All of this before the wheel, pottery, or metal use and some say even before mass scale agriculture ... Top image ... .
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Plan your summer: A list of children's camps and activities for 2021 in and around Lincoln

Lincoln Journal Star 27 Feb 2021
DENNIS BUCKLEY For the Lincoln Journal Star ... ART. LUX Center for the Arts, 2601 N. 48th St. Information and registration ... Summer classes for kids, adults and families to explore clay, pottery wheel, painting, fused glass, drawing, mixed media and more ... * Teen and Tween Pottery Wheel Camps ... Students will create a variety of dishes using the pottery wheel ... .
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Kovels: Utilitarian pottery in the 1800s was often unmarked, requiring an expert to identify its origin

Winston-Salem Journal 26 Feb 2021
There were many small potteries making stoneware and other ceramics for use in the kitchen, bedroom or farm. Most utensils made in America by the 1800s were made with thick pottery sides in simple shapes with almost no decoration ... This crock is similar to others attributed to Shenfelder Pottery of Reading, Pa.
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How a Pottery Collective Uplifts Formerly Incarcerated LGBTQ Folks

Metro USA 23 Feb 2021
People’s Pottery Project, a Los Angeles-based artist-driven initiative, offers those opportunities to formerly incarcerated women, trans, and non-binary individuals by way of clay and ceramic art ... In addition to using the pottery wheel, I reach out to others, I mentor, and I motivate.
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Have you heard of the Orff Schulwerk Program?

Independent Tribune 23 Feb 2021
By Elisabeth Thornton Cabarrus Arts Council ... A longer definition would tell you that it teaches more than music, though ... ONGOING. ... Select days 4.30-6.30 p.m.; $150; This 6 week children and teen art class includes drawing, painting, pottery, and sculpture ... Pottery lessons – Learn to throw a bowl, tumbler or vase on a potter’s wheel ... Times ... .
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The History and Evolution of the Wheel

Interesting Engineering 21 Feb 2021
The wheel is one of the most fundamental inventions we use in our everyday lives ... The wheel on its own, while promising, is not very useful ... By the time the wheel and axle were invented, it was the Bronze Age ... Middle Eastern societies did make use of wheels for practices such as irrigation, milling, and pottery ... Except for the wheel.
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The best apps for dealing with anxiety

Popular Science 21 Feb 2021
Colorfy and Let’s Create! Pottery ... They’re not quite as satisfying as opening a box of crayons and going to town on an adult coloring book or digging your fingers into wet clay on a pottery wheel, but they’re a lot easier to pull out on the subway or during a stressful Zoom meeting.
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Ceramics and pottery shop Studio TM reopens, offering safe, wheel-throwing fun

The Gainesville Sun 19 Feb 2021
Despite pandemic challenges, Sara Truman and Naomi Mostkoff have reopened the doors to their private professional pottery studio — Studio TM Ceramics ... Classes consist of painting premade pottery and one-hour wheel-throwing workshops.
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Grassroots Grant keeps music in the classroom at Logan Community Daycare

Independent Tribune 16 Feb 2021
By Elisabeth Thornton Cabarrus Arts Council. Just look at these happy little people learning to snap and clap and step to the beat ... Select days 4.30-6.30 p.m.; $150; This 6 week children and teen art class includes drawing, painting, pottery, and sculpture ... Pottery lessons – Learn to throw a bowl, tumbler or vase on a potter’s wheel ... Times.
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Sparking inspiration; New community art space lands in Maryville

The Maryville Daily Times 15 Feb 2021
In this 3,000-square-foot space, customers can learn and create string art, glass fusion, pottery, painted rocks, dreamcatchers, holiday crafts, wood art, spin art and alcohol ink creations ... The pottery classes Creative Spark Studio offers is not hand-throwing on the wheel.
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