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

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

African Pottery Roulettes prior and current considers ethnographic, museological and archaeological methods 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 e-book units out, for the 1st time, an exceptional typology for the category of African pottery adorned with such instruments, and forges a consensus on universal technique and criteria. It supplies an summary of heritage of analysis into roulette ornament in Africa and in different 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 forms within the archaeological list. via attaining standardisation in pottery research, this ebook may also help researchers make significant comparisons among diversified websites of West Africa, and therefore consultant extra learn at the West African earlier. As roulette ornament has been one of these international phenomenon long ago, the ebook can be of curiosity to all researchers with an curiosity in ceramics from assorted components of the world.

Show description

Read or Download African Pottery Roulettes Past and Present: Techniques, Identification and Distribution PDF

Best antiques & collectables books

Two Chalet School Girls in India

Whilst Joey is at a loss to grasp tips on how to care for an undesirable suitor, a call for participation arrives from Dick and Mollie to spend the iciness in India. The Robin is additionally short of a holiday, after wasting her father prior within the yr. The stopover at will swap their lives endlessly, and the friendships they make could have long-lasting repercussions.

Wayne Goddard's $50 Knife Shop

Do not spend huge dollars in your knife store! If you have ever dreamed of constructing knives, Wayne Goddard will assist you to start with no making an investment a fortune in fancy apparatus. you will examine all approximately opting for metal, forging, grinding, warmth treating and completing knives with no the large and dear instruments present in a few outlets.

Picture History of World War II American Aircraft Production (Dover Transportation)

One of many maximum commercial feats of global battle II—indeed of all time—was the big creation of army plane by way of American brands. America's unexpected access into the battle required its mostly small plane "job outlets" to transform speedy to assembly-line concepts to fulfill the pressing call for for combatants and bombers.

Celebrating Canada: Decorating with History in a Contemporary Home

A visible trip showcasing how heritage could make a home a house, a reminder of the power of personality and ingenuity entrenched in Canada’s heritage. encouraged by way of the a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Canadian confederation — an analogous 12 months spotting 375 years of cost in Montreal — Quebec antiques specialist Peter E.

Additional info for African Pottery Roulettes Past and Present: Techniques, Identification and Distribution

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.81 of 5 – based on 46 votes

About the Author

admin