The Ancient Craft of Pottery in the GAZA Strip 2013 -Editor's Picks-

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06 Jun 2013 08:00

Jun 2013 12:00 This pottery factory in Gaza has been a source of income and pride for the Attallah family for generations. The tradition of pottery making in Gaza dates back centuries and has been a source of income and family pride. This ceramic factory rest underneath the Attallah family's home. The Attallahs consider the pottery industry a part of their identity and heritage. They are one of the oldest families producing pottery in Gaza. Their factory was established over 60 years ago and are now struggling to maintain not only their business but an ancestral tradition. The security situation in Gaza and the Israeli blockade has made their business unprofitable and on the brink of vanishing.

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Pottery Workshop In Gaza (1 of 12)
Gaza
By AhmedDeeb
13 Jun 2013

Qusai, 4, and his brother Mahmud,10, produce pottery from mud in their grandfather's pottery workshop which has been a source of income and pride for the Attallah family for generations. Gaza Strip, June, 2013.

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Pottery Workshop In Gaza City (2 of 12)
Gaza City
By AhmedDeeb
06 Jun 2013

A young boy carries a heavy vase in a pottery factory in Gaza, which has been a source of income and pride for the Attallah family for generations. Gaza Strip, June, 2013.

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Pottery Workshop In Gaza City (3 of 12)
Gaza City
By AhmedDeeb
06 Jun 2013

A boy loads clay pots into storage rooms in a pottery factory, which has been a source of income and pride for the Attallah family for generations. Gaza Strip, June, 2013.

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Pottery Workshop In Gaza City (4 of 12)
Gaza City
By AhmedDeeb
06 Jun 2013

A boy loads pottery into an underground kiln in a pottery workshop which has been a source of income and pride for the Attallah family for generations. Gaza Strip, June, 2013.

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Pottery Workshop In Gaza City (5 of 12)
Gaza City
By AhmedDeeb
06 Jun 2013

A boy carries crockery at a pottery workshop in Gaza which has been a source of income and pride for the Attallah family for generations. Gaza Strip, June, 2013.

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Pottery Workshop In Gaza (6 of 12)
Gaza
By AhmedDeeb
13 Jun 2013

Hassan Atallah, 32,works beside the kiln while fresh pots are being created. Gaza Strip, June, 2013.

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Pottery Workshop In Gaza (7 of 12)
Gaza
By AhmedDeeb
13 Jun 2013

Omar Atallah, 51, produces pottery, vases, bottles and receptacles from mud in this factory. It has been a source of income and pride for the Attallah family for generations. Gaza Strip, June, 2013.

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Pottery Workshop In Gaza City (8 of 12)
Gaza City
By AhmedDeeb
06 Jun 2013

A Palestinian boy assembles rows of clay pots in a pottery factory, which has been a source of income and pride for the Attallah family for generations. Gaza Strip, June, 2013.

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Pottery Workshop In Gaza (9 of 12)
Gaza
By AhmedDeeb
13 Jun 2013

Mustafa Atallah, 35 years old, repairs a big black pottery vessel called "al-Qedra" that is used for cooking a traditional Gazan meal made out of rice, meat, garlic and onions. Gaza Strip, June, 2013.

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Pottery Workshop In Gaza City (10 of 12)
Gaza City
By AhmedDeeb
06 Jun 2013

A Palestinian man shaping a simple clay pot in a pottery factory which has been a source of income and pride for the Attallah family for generations. Gaza Strip, June, 2013.

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Pottery Workshop In Gaza (11 of 12)
Gaza
By AhmedDeeb
13 Jun 2013

Hassan Atallah, 32, puts wood shavings into the mud kiln to use it to produce the pottery. Gaza Strip, June, 2013.

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Pottery Workshop In Gaza (12 of 12)
Gaza
By AhmedDeeb
13 Jun 2013

Ahmed Attallah, 14, carrying crockery that was produced by his grandfather at their workshop in Gaza city. This factory has been a source of income and pride for the Attallah family for generations. Gaza Strip, June, 2013.