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

ISBN-10: 1842179683

ISBN-13: 9781842179680

African Pottery Roulettes earlier and Present considers ethnographic, museological and archaeological methods to pottery-decorating instruments referred to as roulettes, or brief lengths of fibre or wooden which are rolled over the outside of a vessel for adornment.

This ebook units out, for the 1st time, an outstanding typology for the type of African pottery embellished with such instruments, and forges a consensus on universal method and criteria. It supplies an outline of heritage of study into roulette ornament in Africa and in different places - Jomon Japan, Neolithic Europe, Siberia, and ny 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 checklist.

by way of reaching standardisation in pottery research, this ebook will aid researchers make significant comparisons among various websites of West Africa, and hence advisor additional examine at the West African earlier. As roulette ornament has been this type of worldwide phenomenon some time past, the ebook can be of curiosity to all researchers with an curiosity in ceramics from assorted elements of the area. Bilingual version: English and French.

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En 2000 est né le groupe de recherche CERAFIM (‘Céramique Africaine Imprimée’), qui rassemble des Africanistes spécialistes de la poterie préhistorique et protohistorique, et qui a déjà organisé deux réunions. fr), établi suivant le modèle de classification en ‘arborescence’ de Caneva (Caneva et Marks 1990) et destiné à classer les motifs en fonction des techniques de réalisation (Langlois 2004 ; Gallin 2008 ; numéro spécial de Préhistoire Anthropologie Méditerranéennes 2004, no. 13). Le champ couvert est vaste : il comprend les décors au peigne aussi bien que ceux à la roulette, et embrasse une région qui s’étend de la Mauritanie à la Vallée du Nil et à Djibouti, via le Maghreb et certaines parties du Sahel.

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