University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Maria Voyatzoglou

The Jar Makers of Thrapsano in Crete

By: Maria Voyatzoglou

The Vendema Thrapsano is a village of about 1500 in¬≠habitants in the province of Pediada, 30 kilo¬≠meters from Herakleion. It is known all over Crete as the village of the jar makers. Every year guilds of jar makers set out from Thrapsano to settle in other parts of Crete, where they make and sell jars […]