By Anne Haour, K. Manning, N. Arazi, O. Gosselain
African Pottery Roulettes earlier and Present considers ethnographic, museological and archaeological ways to pottery-decorating instruments known as roulettes, or brief lengths of fibre or wooden which are rolled over the outside of a vessel for adornment.
This publication units out, for the 1st time, an exceptional typology for the class of African pottery adorned with such instruments, and forges a consensus on universal technique and criteria. It supplies an summary of heritage of study into roulette ornament in Africa and in other places - Jomon Japan, Neolithic Europe, Siberia, and manhattan between others; outlines the modern distribution of roulette utilization in sub-Saharan African this day, a 'success tale' from Senegal to Tanzania; and proposes methodologies for the identity of chosen roulette ornament varieties within the archaeological list.
by means of attaining standardisation in pottery research, this e-book will support researchers make significant comparisons among various websites of West Africa, and therefore consultant extra learn at the West African prior. As roulette ornament has been this sort of worldwide phenomenon long ago, the e-book can be of curiosity to all researchers with an curiosity in ceramics from various components of the realm. Bilingual version: English and French.
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African Pottery Roulettes Past and Present: Techniques, Identification and Distribution by Anne Haour, K. Manning, N. Arazi, O. Gosselain