Tag Archives: Ceramics

Jordan Artifact Analysis – Ceramics

The artifact I’ve chosen to analyze is the picture of the woman doing ceramics. I chose this artifact because I’m familiar with ceramic art and can appreciate how difficult it is. Also how beautiful the outcome is as well. It’s an art that takes a lot of patience and leeway to mess up. When an […]



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Artifact Analysis: “Ceramics”

Artifact Analysis: The Mosaic Maker – Global Connections Follow Up In the Jordan’s Cultural Mosaic class we had to do a common assignment called an artifact analysis. We were given the choice between a short story by Suhayr al-Tall, an audio recording of “the sounds of Jordan” which featured music, and finally an image of […]



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Samira: the Woman with Ceramic Skill

Noah Roulat Professor Miriam Horne Jordan’s Cultural Mosaic 26 April 2017 Samira: the Woman with Ceramic Skill             The woman pictured above appears to be a ceramic artisan. For the purpose of shortening that introduction, we shall refer to her as Samira (a common Jordanian name) from here on out. My first glaring question was […]



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The Art of the Ottoman Empire: From Ceramics to Calligraphy

Calligraphy is an art form that has been around for a long time, and the Ottoman Empire was no stranger to it. In fact, because of the religious ban on physical depictions of the Prophet Muhammad and Allah, calligraphy became one of the only art forms that could be used to describe Allah and the […]



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