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

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

African Pottery Roulettes earlier and current considers ethnographic, museological and archaeological ways to pottery-decorating instruments known as roulettes, that's to assert, brief lengths of fibre or wooden which are rolled over the outside of a vessel for adornment. This booklet units out, for the 1st time, a fantastic typology for the category of African pottery embellished with such instruments, and forges a consensus on universal technique and criteria. It provides an summary of background of study into roulette ornament in Africa and in other places Jomon Japan, Neolithic Europe, Siberia, and big apple between others; outlines the modern distribution of roulette utilization in sub-Saharan African this present day, a 'success tale' from Senegal to Tanzania; and proposes methodologies for the identity of chosen roulette ornament varieties within the archaeological checklist. by way of reaching standardisation in pottery research, this publication can help researchers make significant comparisons among various websites of West Africa, and hence consultant additional examine at the West African previous. As roulette ornament has been the sort of worldwide phenomenon long ago, the e-book may also be of curiosity to all researchers with an curiosity in ceramics from diversified components of the world.

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