The Religious of Pottery

 The Religious of Pottery Pottery is widely used as household utensil and for religious purposes such as ceremonies and burials. In religious purposes, pottery is usually used as a grave container, grave provisions, or a place for ceremonial equipment. The pottery that is used as a tool for daily use is usually a type of pot, cup, plate, jug and jars. All of them are widely used as for food / water containers. As for religious ceremonial tools, pottery which is widely used is the type of jugs and pots. These objects are used as a place for holy water and other offerings. Unlike the pottery which is used as a daily necessity which tends to be without motive or plain, the pottery used in ceremonial tools, especially religious ceremonies, has a more complex ornate pattern. From this decorative pattern, experts can trace the culture from the era of pottery making. Read Also : Pottery and Religious Ceremonies It is interesting if we explore more deeply why pottery is used in religious cerem

Pottery and Religious Ceremonies

 Pottery and Religious Ceremonies According to the wikipedia page, pottery is made by shaping clay into an object. Pottery is different from pottery as in the Big Indonesian Dictionary (KBBI). It is said that pottery is an item of clay that is burned and coated with a gloss (gloss). The main function of pottery is as an accessory or room decoration because it has a high aesthetic value. Unlike pottery, pottery is only used to meet equipment needs. So, pottery and earthenware only have a difference in their function. Both are the same in raw material. Read Also :  The Religious of Pottery Pottery is found in many archaeological sites throughout Indonesia. Soesandireja in a Wacana published in 2009 said that in conducting excavations, archaeologists often found shards of objects made of clay or pottery (kereweng). Archaeologists use the layer of soil in which the pottery shards were found to identify where and at which time the pottery was made.