The journey of the soil to the pot in Turkey's Izmir

The journey of the soil to the pot in Turkey's Izmir

IZMIR, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 08: Pots shaped hands of craftsmen are taken to rest to absorb moisture at pottery factory in Menemen district, where approximately 30 companies operate on pottery, Izmir, Turkey on September 08, 2020. The journey of clay consists of many stages as it transformed into pots, storage containers, yoghurt bowls or small pieces used in garden decoration. It is stated that pottery, which is known to have emerged in and around Anatolia in the 6000s BC, experienced a great revolution with the use of wheel and kiln in the same region after 2500 years and started to spread rapidly to the world. ( Lokman İlhan - Anadolu Agency )

The journey of the soil to the pot in Turkey's Izmir
Fotoğraf: Lokman İlhan

IZMIR, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 08: Pots, are taken out of the oven and taken to painting, labeling and packaging after cooking for about a day at pottery factory in Menemen district, where approximately 30 companies operate on pottery, Izmir, Turkey on September 08, 2020. The journey of clay consists of many stages as it transformed into pots, storage containers, yoghurt bowls or small pieces used in garden decoration. It is stated that pottery, which is known to have emerged in and around Anatolia in the 6000s BC, experienced a great revolution with the use of wheel and kiln in the same region after 2500 years and started to spread rapidly to the world. ( Lokman İlhan - Anadolu Agency )

The journey of the soil to the pot in Turkey's Izmir
Fotoğraf: Lokman İlhan

IZMIR, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 08: Craftsman makes final decorative touches after pots taken to rest to absorb moisture at pottery factory in Menemen district, where approximately 30 companies operate on pottery, Izmir, Turkey on September 08, 2020. The journey of clay consists of many stages as it transformed into pots, storage containers, yoghurt bowls or small pieces used in garden decoration. It is stated that pottery, which is known to have emerged in and around Anatolia in the 6000s BC, experienced a great revolution with the use of wheel and kiln in the same region after 2500 years and started to spread rapidly to the world. ( Lokman İlhan - Anadolu Agency )

The journey of the soil to the pot in Turkey's Izmir
Fotoğraf: Lokman İlhan

IZMIR, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 08: Pots shaped hands of craftsmen are taken to rest to absorb moisture at pottery factory in Menemen district, where approximately 30 companies operate on pottery, Izmir, Turkey on September 08, 2020. The journey of clay consists of many stages as it transformed into pots, storage containers, yoghurt bowls or small pieces used in garden decoration. It is stated that pottery, which is known to have emerged in and around Anatolia in the 6000s BC, experienced a great revolution with the use of wheel and kiln in the same region after 2500 years and started to spread rapidly to the world. ( Lokman İlhan - Anadolu Agency )

The journey of the soil to the pot in Turkey's Izmir
Fotoğraf: Lokman İlhan

IZMIR, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 08: A craftsman makes clay pots after kneading the compressed soil, which passes the cleaning and resting phases, in the potter's wheel to take its final shape at pottery factory in Menemen district, where approximately 30 companies operate on pottery, Izmir, Turkey on September 08, 2020. The journey of clay consists of many stages as it transformed into pots, storage containers, yoghurt bowls or small pieces used in garden decoration. It is stated that pottery, which is known to have emerged in and around Anatolia in the 6000s BC, experienced a great revolution with the use of wheel and kiln in the same region after 2500 years and started to spread rapidly to the world. ( Lokman İlhan - Anadolu Agency )

The journey of the soil to the pot in Turkey's Izmir
Fotoğraf: Lokman İlhan

IZMIR, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 08: A craftsman makes clay pots after kneading the compressed soil, which passes the cleaning and resting phases, in the potter's wheel to take its final shape at pottery factory in Menemen district, where approximately 30 companies operate on pottery, Izmir, Turkey on September 08, 2020. The journey of clay consists of many stages as it transformed into pots, storage containers, yoghurt bowls or small pieces used in garden decoration. It is stated that pottery, which is known to have emerged in and around Anatolia in the 6000s BC, experienced a great revolution with the use of wheel and kiln in the same region after 2500 years and started to spread rapidly to the world. ( Lokman İlhan - Anadolu Agency )

The journey of the soil to the pot in Turkey's Izmir
Fotoğraf: Lokman İlhan

IZMIR, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 08: A craftsman kneads the compressed soil, which passes the cleaning and resting phases, in the potter's wheel to take its final shape at pottery factory in Menemen district, where approximately 30 companies operate on pottery, Izmir, Turkey on September 08, 2020. The journey of clay consists of many stages as it transformed into pots, storage containers, yoghurt bowls or small pieces used in garden decoration. It is stated that pottery, which is known to have emerged in and around Anatolia in the 6000s BC, experienced a great revolution with the use of wheel and kiln in the same region after 2500 years and started to spread rapidly to the world. ( Lokman İlhan - Anadolu Agency )

The journey of the soil to the pot in Turkey's Izmir
Fotoğraf: Lokman İlhan

IZMIR, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 08: Molds, called "pascals" in pottery are seen as traces, opened with the help of poles on the soil resting in the pools to absorb the water and find its consistency after leaving the stones, deepen as the drying progresses allowing the soil to separate into molds in Menemen district, where approximately 30 companies operate on pottery, Izmir, Turkey on September 08, 2020. The journey of clay consists of many stages as it transformed into pots, storage containers, yoghurt bowls or small pieces used in garden decoration. It is stated that pottery, which is known to have emerged in and around Anatolia in the 6000s BC, experienced a great revolution with the use of wheel and kiln in the same region after 2500 years and started to spread rapidly to the world. ( Lokman İlhan - Anadolu Agency )

The journey of the soil to the pot in Turkey's Izmir
Fotoğraf: Lokman İlhan

IZMIR, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 08: Traces opened with the help of poles on the soil resting in the pools to absorb the water and find its consistency after leaving the stones, deepen as the drying progresses, allowing the soil to separate into molds in Menemen district, where approximately 30 companies operate on pottery, Izmir, Turkey on September 08, 2020. The journey of clay consists of many stages as it transformed into pots, storage containers, yoghurt bowls or small pieces used in garden decoration. It is stated that pottery, which is known to have emerged in and around Anatolia in the 6000s BC, experienced a great revolution with the use of wheel and kiln in the same region after 2500 years and started to spread rapidly to the world. ( Lokman İlhan - Anadolu Agency )

The journey of the soil to the pot in Turkey's Izmir
Fotoğraf: Lokman İlhan

IZMIR, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 08: Soil brought from the countryside for use in pottery production is first processed in the large mixer at the factory to separate its stones in Menemen district, where approximately 30 companies operate on pottery, Izmir, Turkey on September 08, 2020. The journey of clay consists of many stages as it transformed into pots, storage containers, yoghurt bowls or small pieces used in garden decoration. It is stated that pottery, which is known to have emerged in and around Anatolia in the 6000s BC, experienced a great revolution with the use of wheel and kiln in the same region after 2500 years and started to spread rapidly to the world. ( Lokman İlhan - Anadolu Agency )

The journey of the soil to the pot in Turkey's Izmir
Fotoğraf: Lokman İlhan

IZMIR, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 08: Pots, which are shaped in the hands of the master and then baked, take their final form after they are painted at pottery factory in Menemen district, where approximately 30 companies operate on pottery, Izmir, Turkey on September 08, 2020. The journey of clay consists of many stages as it transformed into pots, storage containers, yoghurt bowls or small pieces used in garden decoration. It is stated that pottery, which is known to have emerged in and around Anatolia in the 6000s BC, experienced a great revolution with the use of wheel and kiln in the same region after 2500 years and started to spread rapidly to the world. ( Lokman İlhan - Anadolu Agency )

The journey of the soil to the pot in Turkey's Izmir
Fotoğraf: Lokman İlhan

IZMIR, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 08: Pots, which are shaped in the hands of the master and then baked, take their final form after they are painted at pottery factory in Menemen district, where approximately 30 companies operate on pottery, Izmir, Turkey on September 08, 2020. The journey of clay consists of many stages as it transformed into pots, storage containers, yoghurt bowls or small pieces used in garden decoration. It is stated that pottery, which is known to have emerged in and around Anatolia in the 6000s BC, experienced a great revolution with the use of wheel and kiln in the same region after 2500 years and started to spread rapidly to the world. ( Lokman İlhan - Anadolu Agency )

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