Traditional Pottery in Gaza

  • Pottery is an ancient and traditional craft in Gaza. Local workshops usually produce products such as bowls, pitchers, flower pots, and vases, including a big black pottery vessel known as 'al-Qedra' that is used for cooking a traditional Gazan meal made out of rice, meat, garlic and onions.

  • A Palestinian man, uses a pottery wheel to construct a clay vessel, at the oldest pottery workshop in Gaza City.

  • A Palestinian man, uses a pottery wheel to construct a clay vessel, at the oldest pottery workshop in Gaza City.

  • A Palestinian man, checks on clay vessels, at the oldest pottery workshop in Gaza City.

  • A Palestinian man, checks on clay vessels, at the oldest pottery workshop in Gaza City.

  • A Palestinian man, uses a pottery wheel to construct a clay vessel, at the oldest pottery workshop in Gaza City.

  • A Palestinian man, organizes pottery bowls to dry, at the oldest pottery workshop in Gaza City.

  • Palestinian men work at the oldest pottery workshop in Gaza City.

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