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

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 techniques to pottery-decorating instruments known as roulettes, that's to assert, brief lengths of fibre or wooden which are rolled over the skin of a vessel for adornment. This ebook 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 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 at the present time, a 'success tale' from Senegal to Tanzania; and proposes methodologies for the id of chosen roulette ornament kinds within the archaeological list. through attaining standardisation in pottery research, this publication can help researchers make significant comparisons among diversified websites of West Africa, and therefore advisor extra learn at the West African earlier. As roulette ornament has been the sort of international phenomenon long ago, the e-book may also be of curiosity to all researchers with an curiosity in ceramics from diverse elements of the world.

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