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ttery class, there is no wheel or modern equipment. Students take wet clay in their palms and mold the lump into whatever their hands feel like creating. In the process, they are not only making a work of art, but the artists themselves are releasing their negative energy.

Welcome to a pottery class like no other, done in the style of the ancient Trypillians.

The Trypillians roamed the areas from the Dnipro to the Dniester around 5500‑4000 B.C. Throughout the years, archaeologists have unearthed Trypillian pottery in the centers of Kyiv, Cherkasy and Odessa regions. Archaeological finds indicate that the Trypillians were a hard‑working and creative people who lived peacefully, while some historians contend that the Trypillian era was the mythic Golden Age.

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