French Provence Pottery by Mediterranean Interiors


Provence (, US also , UK also , French: [pʁɔvɑ̃s] ) is a geographical region and historical province of southeastern France, which extends from the left bank of the lower Rhône to the west to the Italian border to the east; it is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south. It largely corresponds with the modern administrative region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and includes the departments of Var, Bouches-du-Rhône, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, as well as parts of Alpes-Maritimes and Vaucluse. The largest city of the region and its modern-day capital is Marseille. The Romans made the region the first Roman province beyond the Alps and called it Provincia Romana, which evolved into the present name. Until 1481 it was ruled by the Counts of Provence from their capital in Aix-en-Provence, then became a province of the Kings of France. While it has been part of France for more than 500 years, it still retains a distinct cultural and linguistic identity, particularly in the interior of the region.

Article Title : Provence
Article Snippet :Counts of Provence from their capital in Aix-en-Provence, then became a province of the Kings of France. While it has been part of France for more than
Article Title : Aix-en-Provence
Article Snippet :capital of Provence, it is the subprefecture of the arrondissement of Aix-en-Provence, in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône, in the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte
Article Title : History of Provence
Article Snippet :The historic French province of Provence, located in the southeast corner of France between the Alps, the Mediterranean, the river Rhône and the upper
Article Title : Iznik pottery
Article Snippet :d'art turc : Aix-en-Provence, 10-15 septembre 1971. Études historiques (Université Provence), no 3. Éditions de l'Université de Provence. pp. 57–65. ISBN 978-2-85399-015-8
Article Title : Terra sigillata
Article Snippet :areas where there were existing traditions of pottery manufacture, and where the clay deposits proved suitable. The products of the Italian workshops
Article Title : Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Article Snippet :Alpes-de-Haute-Provence or sometimes abbreviated as AHP (French pronunciation: [alp də ot pʁɔvɑ̃s] ; Occitan: Aups d'Auta Provença; lit. 'Alps of Upper Provence')
Article Title : Cardium pottery
Article Snippet :Cardium pottery or Cardial ware is a Neolithic decorative style that gets its name from the imprinting of the clay with the heart-shaped shell of the
Article Title : Moustiers-Sainte-Marie
Article Snippet :Moustiers-Sainte-Marie (French pronunciation: [mustje sɛ̃t maʁi]; Occitan: Mostiers Santa Maria), or simply Moustiers, is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department
Article Title : Neolithic
Article Snippet :millennium BC. Early development occurred in the Levant (e.g. Pre-Pottery Neolithic A and Pre-Pottery Neolithic B) and from there spread eastwards and westwards
Article Title : Lapita culture
Article Snippet :Richard Shulter Jr at 'Site 13'. The settlement and pottery sherds were later dated to 800 BCE and proved significant in research on the early peopling of

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