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Making Ancient Tablets 5 – Further stylus improvements

About a year ago I posted a series following my attempts to write Ugaritic cuneiform, first in plasticine and then in clay. I ended up using the square end of a chopstick for a stylus, and this is what I’ve been doing ever since, including in my cuneiform baking. 452 more words


crewsproject reblogged this on and commented:

Philip's post about the Prehistory and Archaeology Day last Saturday - and the problem of finding the right stylus for writing Ugaritic cuneiform in clay.  

Formula 10.0.6 - No Time To Shine

Whoa. Whoa. Whoa.

Ladies and gents / loyal readers. I have spoken about that deep clean feel I long for. The one that burns but is… 256 more words


Jim Melchert //

On a recent visit to the ceramics collection at the V&A I encountered the video installation of this performance piece by Jim Melchert. Initially, I walked past the screen as my interest tends to be drawn towards objects rather than video installation. 509 more words


The Potter and the Clay

Peninsula Community Church

The Potter and the Clay

October 22, 2017

Jeremiah 18:1-6 The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD: “Arise, and go down to the potter’s house, and there I will let you hear my words.” So I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was working at his wheel.  1,828 more words

Turning Earth: Ceramic Autumn Market

A couple of weekends ago I went to the Turning Earth Autumn Market. I visited the ceramic studio last summer and was blown away by what I saw on show, you can check out my post on my first excursion… 188 more words


fallen stars on your hands

Βροχή από φθινοπωρινά πεφταστέρια.Μοναδικά χειροποίητα αστέρια από πηλό περασμένα σε δερμάτινα κορδόνια γίνονται βραχιόλια που “μπλέκονται” και τραβάνε όλα τα βλέμματα στα χέρια σου!

Rain from Autumn Fallen Stars.  52 more words