Ceramic jar and lid handcrafted in the pottery villages of Tunis in Egypt's Faiyum Oasis. Features an oll-over blue and brown paint speckle dipped in emerald.A two-hour drive outside of Cairo, Faiyum is an oasis made up of three lakes in the middle of the desert, and home to some of Egypt's oldest towns, antiquities, and over the last 30 years, a hub for artists, writers and the like from around the world. Growing from a pottery school opened in the 1980s, the Tunis Village today is home to an arts center, ten pottery studios, and an annual pottery festival. Glazed ceramic. 14 cm diameter, 11.5 cm height. Hand wash for best care.