Harappan Pottery

Civilization is regarded as an advanced stage of human cultural development. The period between 4000 BC and 3000 BC was a time when many civilizations were flourishing. The ancient civilizations began near the river banks as rivers provided water for drinking and irrigation. The details of the Harappan Pottery is discussed below

The Harappan Pottery

The workmanship of the Harappan potters is admirable. They made pottery of various shapes and sizes on a potter’s wheel. Different types of pots, jars, and vases were made. Pots meant for daily use were plain and those which were used for preserving valuables were glazed and painted. The discovery of pottery kilns reveals that pottery was fired with great care and skill.

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