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

African Pottery Roulettes previous and current considers ethnographic, museological and archaeological ways 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, a fantastic typology for the category of African pottery adorned with such instruments, and forges a consensus on universal technique and criteria. It offers an summary of background of study into roulette ornament in Africa and somewhere else Jomon Japan, Neolithic Europe, Siberia, and long island 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 forms within the archaeological list. through attaining standardisation in pottery research, this booklet may also help researchers make significant comparisons among diversified websites of West Africa, and hence advisor additional examine at the West African prior. As roulette ornament has been one of these international phenomenon long ago, the booklet may also be of curiosity to all researchers with an curiosity in ceramics from diverse components of the world.

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