pottery

Diversity of Bogura pottery in peril

Pundranagar, the capital of ancient Bengal or present-day Bogra in Bangladesh, is famous for its pottery. Traditional pottery got its fame in the Pal era long back, but now some of the potters community still can be seen here and there in the country including Palpara or Kumaras villages in Bogra.

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

The Potter’s Community in Bogura

Every country has its own heritage crafts. While we may have many, from weaving authentic Jamdani to knitting bamboo baskets, very few people know about their history and traditions. Today, in this article we will be talking about one of our most talked about heritages: the art of pottery making and the village that stays awake in keeping our pottery heritages alive. The Bengali term for Pottery making is ‘mritshilpo’, which mostly specifies the maneuver of the craft: the soil of Bangladesh.

November 12, 2019
November 12, 2019

Diversity of Bogura pottery in peril

Pundranagar, the capital of ancient Bengal or present-day Bogra in Bangladesh, is famous for its pottery. Traditional pottery got its fame in the Pal era long back, but now some of the potters community still can be seen here and there in the country including Palpara or Kumaras villages in Bogra.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

‘Unexpected’ Iron Age evidence dug up

Archaeologists have uncovered "totally unexpected" remains from an Iron Age village on land where a housing estate is being built.