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Terracotta bust of Proserpina from the so-called votive stipe of San Salvatore di Lucera, 3rd Century, terracotta

a–fri–ca: Terra-cotta Head. Ancient Ife, Nigeria Ife is an ancient Yoruba city in south-western Nigeria. Evidence of habitation at the site has been discovered to date back to as early as 600 BCE. It is located in the present day Osun State. Ifè is known worldwide for its ancient and naturalistic bronze, stone and terracotta sculptures, which reached their peak of artistic expression between 1200 and 1400 A.D.In his book, “The Oral Traditions in Ile-Ife,” Yemi D. Prince referred...

Start making art again. Mainly ceramic, see if I can find a good ceramic evening session somewhere.

Ashish Spring 2012 Runway - I think I just found my look for Pride in SF this year!

Recent work - Alasdair Neil & Sally MacDonell Ceramics

Aya | Suzie Zamit, Sculptor | The beauty of the human form is a constant inspiration - I find the expressive, malleable properties of terracotta make it the perfect medium ... There is something immensely satisfying, addictive and ancient in taking a lump of clay and 'breathing life' into it.

ca. 475-350 BCE. Bust of Athena, wearing her large helmet tilted back over curly locks; beaded necklace. Painted and gilt terracotta Lekythos 8." The British Museum

Terracotta head of a woman; 12th-15th century, Yorube people of Nigeria

Head of Zeus -- 5th Century BCe -- Polychrome terracotta work -- Via San Leonardo Temple -- Museo Claudio Faina (Archaeological Museum) of Etruscan Art, Orvieto.

Greece & Rome Collection | Mougins Classical Art Museum | Terracotta bust of a Phrygian goddess 5th-4th C BC