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Continuing the exploration of creative techniques which began with the "Ivories" exhibition, the Louvre turns to the birth and development of pottery and the ceramic arts.

Antique masterpieces from the museum's collections provide an overview of the evolving techniques, forms and uses of pottery and ceramics from the earliest civilizations.

Organized by: Annie Caubet, Department of Near Eastern Antiquities, Musée du Louvre.
Geneviève Pierrat, Department of Egyptian Antiquities, Musée du Louvre.

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Richelieu wing


Free admission with purchase of a ticket to the permanent collections.