The University of Arizona Museum of Art and Archive of Visual Arts

From the Wheel: Pottery of the Ancient Mediterranean

August 19th – November 30th, 2005

This exhibition features approximately thirty wheel-thrown pots and explores their form and function with respect to the ancient Mediterranean cultures in which they were produced. Such earthenware pieces served various functions and were utilized for quotidian as well as ritual purposes. Also considered in this exhibition are larger cultural influences, for example, trade and contact with other communities, which impacted the stylistic presentation of these pots