Ancient Pottery Marks and Stamps

Markings were found on pottery from the stone age period as early as 5000 b.c.e. Stamps, probably indicating the maker, have been found in Cnossos on Crete from 3500 b.c.e and Corinth from 2000 b.c.e.

triangle shape with wavy lines cross shape circles

pottery shard with stamp pottery shard with and X shaped stamp

To read more about pottery stamps see Nonverbal Graffiti, Dipinti, and Stamps by Lynn E. Roller and Civilisations Egeenees du Neolithique et de l'Age du Bronze by Rene Treuil et al.

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