This may be done either by moulding or by throwing upon the potters wheel.
The use of the potters wheel was all but universal, and the wares were burned hard.
The potters wheel must have been one of the very earliest inventions of semi-civilized races.
It would thus appear that the potters wheel improved in due course of time.
The potters wheel is one of the oldest mechanical appliances in existence.
In this period, probably owing to foreign influence, the potters wheel worked by foot was introduced.
Not till Celtic times in Europe is there evidence of the use of the potters wheel.
The Bronze Age yields up pottery which does not yet show the invention of the potters wheel.