African Pottery Roulettes Past and Present: Techniques, by Anne Haour,K. Manning,N. Arazi,O. Gosselain PDF

By Anne Haour,K. Manning,N. Arazi,O. Gosselain

ISBN-10: 1842179683

ISBN-13: 9781842179680

African Pottery Roulettes earlier and current considers ethnographic, museological and archaeological ways to pottery-decorating instruments referred to as roulettes, that's to claim, brief lengths of fibre or wooden which are rolled over the outside of a vessel for adornment. This e-book units out, for the 1st time, a fantastic typology for the class of African pottery embellished with such instruments, and forges a consensus on universal technique and criteria. It supplies an outline of background of analysis into roulette ornament in Africa and somewhere else Jomon Japan, Neolithic Europe, Siberia, and big apple between others; outlines the modern distribution of roulette utilization in sub-Saharan African at the present time, a 'success tale' from Senegal to Tanzania; and proposes methodologies for the identity of chosen roulette ornament kinds within the archaeological list. by way of attaining standardisation in pottery research, this booklet can help researchers make significant comparisons among assorted websites of West Africa, and hence advisor additional study at the West African previous. As roulette ornament has been one of these worldwide phenomenon some time past, the booklet can also be of curiosity to all researchers with an curiosity in ceramics from assorted elements of the world.

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