Among the archaeological artifacts, the ceramic collections of Kultobe are the most numerous in composition and variety. Unique samples of vessels, khums and various ceramic products are the most important historical source that allow to see the continuity of the artistic traditions of cermics from the ancient Kangju to the era of original Turkestan style
The ceramic of Kultobe had a functional purpose anddivided for kitchen, household, dining and ritual-cult. Different sized pots, boilers, mugs and more voluminous khums and jugs for transporting and storing water.Ceramic ritual objects are represented by cassolletes and attributes of the floor altar.
On the Kultobe settlement the fragments of facing ceramic tiles similar to the design of the mausoleum of Khodja Ahmed Yasawi was found. Ancient technologies and the composition of raw materials allowed medieval craftsmen to create unique strength ceramic in the world that we are happy to see these days.
The XIV-XVIII centuries are one of the most interesting periods in the development of Turkestan glazed ceramics that had a distinctive artistic and stylistic original. During this period, a new ceramic style began to develop the “Timurid”. As a base the masters of Turkestan were able to develop own style of glazed ceramics in an recognizable blue and white palette.