The Joy of Terracotta by Konjo House



African Pottery is considered to be one of the oldest forms of human art on the continent.

With archaeology being one of my majors during my early college days, a field trip to an archaeological site called Kpone Seduase, a small township on the outskirts of Accra, Ghana, sparked my interest in pottery, specifically clay technology and its usefulness.

Pieces of broken pottery made of clay material have been dated to have existed for over 100 years in this archaeological site. Further excavations and studies performed in this area by the Department of Archaeology of the University of Ghana narrate the culture, tradition, and craftsmanship of early settlers in this area…

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