21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Istalif pottery

Boran, 65, a hereditary potter from Istalif, at work in his workshop. Istalif, a craft village near Kabul, has been famous as the center of traditional pottery since the Timurid times.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Istalif, Afghanistan
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Mark Levitin