Pottery : the art of, was early practised among all nations. Various materials seem to have been employed by the potter. Earthenware is mentioned in connection with the history of Melchizedek (Genesis 14:18), of Abraham (Genesis 18:4-8), of Rebekah (Genesis 27:14), of Rachel (Genesis 29:2,3,8,10). The potter's wheel is mentioned by Jeremiah (Genesis 18:3). See also 1 Chronicles 4:23; Psalm 2:9; Isaiah 45:9; 64:8; Jeremiah 19:1; Lamentations 4:2; Zechariah 11:13; Romans 9:21.