The Potters of Musazai, Peshawar and their Pottery Making Techniques

Rabia Chishti, Zile Mujeeb, Imrana Seemi
2015 Ancient Pakistan   unpublished
Peshawar earthenware pottery is a popular craft of its own kind and has given us international recognition. Especially, the village of Musazai is the main pottery production centre in the district. The potters locally known as "kulal" work hard day and night. The adult male potters are mainly responsible for the production of large pots but they work with the support and full involvement of their other family members as well. These potters use pit wheels and traditional techniques of pottery
more » ... iques of pottery making that have been passed down from generation to generation.