Ceramic technology
The use of clay in making tools and other objects.
Key passages
Is 41:25

I stirred up one from the north, and he has come from the rising of the sun. He shall call on my name, and he shall come on officials as on mortar, and as the potter treads clay.

Je 18:1–4

The word that came to Jeremiah from Yahweh, saying, “Stand up and go down to the house of the potter, and there I will let you hear my words.” So I went down to the house of the potter and look, there he was doing work at the potter’s wheels. And the vessel that …

Sir 38:29–30

So, too, is a potter who sits at his work and turns a wheel with his feet, who always is set upon his work with care, and all of his work is numbered. With his arm he will form the clay, and he will bend its strength before his feet; he will give his heart over to completing the favor and …