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In Avanos the craftmanship of pottery is supposedly being used since
the Hittites era. About 300 smaller and bigger ateliers are to be
found here. Traditionally the profession of a potter is past from
father to the son and from master to apprentice.
Avanos with a population of around 15.000 people, lies on the bank of the Red River (Kızılırmak). The clay being used comes from this river and is of a brown red color.
ultimo cambiato: Tuesday, 13-Mar-2007 18:38:01 EET