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

African Pottery Roulettes previous and Present considers ethnographic, museological and archaeological methods to pottery-decorating instruments known as roulettes, or 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 superior typology for the category of African pottery adorned with such instruments, and forges a consensus on universal technique and criteria. It offers an outline of heritage of analysis 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 present day, a 'success tale' from Senegal to Tanzania; and proposes methodologies for the id of chosen roulette ornament varieties within the archaeological list.

via reaching standardisation in pottery research, this booklet will aid researchers make significant comparisons among varied websites of West Africa, and hence advisor additional study at the West African earlier. As roulette ornament has been one of these international phenomenon long ago, the e-book can also be of curiosity to all researchers with an curiosity in ceramics from assorted elements of the area. Bilingual variation: English and French.

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Primitive Arts of Japan (Nihon Genshi Bijutso) I: Jomon Pottery. Tokyo: Kodansha Publishing. Section 1 This section draws upon information from ethnographic examples of roulette fabrication and usage in sub-Saharan Africa, to set the initial foundations of a systematic classificatory framework for these tools. ). A distinction is made between simple roulettes, roulettes on a core (be it ‘continuous’ or ‘independent’), roulettes made from modified materials, and finally unmodified objects used as roulettes.

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