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

ISBN-10: 1842179683

ISBN-13: 9781842179680

African Pottery Roulettes previous and current considers ethnographic, museological and archaeological techniques 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 high-quality typology for the class of African pottery embellished with such instruments, and forges a consensus on universal technique and criteria. It provides an outline of historical past 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 this present day, a 'success tale' from Senegal to Tanzania; and proposes methodologies for the identity of chosen roulette ornament kinds within the archaeological checklist. by means of attaining standardisation in pottery research, this ebook may help researchers make significant comparisons among assorted websites of West Africa, and therefore consultant additional examine at the West African prior. As roulette ornament has been this sort of international phenomenon some time past, the booklet can also be of curiosity to all researchers with an curiosity in ceramics from assorted components of the world.

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