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India, Orissa: potter in tribal rural village. Pottery in the Indian subcontinent has an ancient history and is one of the most tangible and iconic elements of regional art. Evidence of pottery has been found in the early settlements of Mehrgarh from the Indus Valley Civilisation. Today, it is a cultural art that is still practiced extensively in India and Pakistan. The tradition of pottery-making in India is very old. The ancient pottery of a country tells a lot about its civilization. For thousands of years pottery has been an important form of expression.