Odyssey Online: Near East
This is a handmade pot with a wheel-thrown neck and rim.

You can tell that the potters were getting better and better at their trade. Notice how even and smooth the neck and rim are. That would be very hard to do with your hands. The wheel made it much easier.

ODYSSEY HOME NEAR EAST Egypt GREECE ROME

© Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University,
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester and Dallas Museum of Art
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