kiln

The furnace used to fire pottery (ceramics). Kilns have many shapes and can be heated with wood, animal dung, coal, natural gas, fuel oil, propane or electricity.

Potter votive plaque 1st qtr 6th cA potter and his kiln. Votive plaque. Corinthian. Terra cotta. First quarter of the sixth century BCE. Musée du Louvre, Paris.