Early Ceramics from Calabar, Nigeria: Towards a History of Nsibidi

@article{Slogar2007EarlyCF,
  title={Early Ceramics from Calabar, Nigeria: Towards a History of Nsibidi},
  author={Christopher Slogar},
  journal={African Arts},
  year={2007},
  volume={40},
  pages={18-29}
}
1 A woman wearing print cloth with a pattern of conjoined arcs, the nsibidi sign for love. Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria, 1997. PHOTO COURTESY OF EKPO EYO. R ecent excavations in the region of Calabar, Nigeria, have brought to light an important corpus of archaeological ceramics, including vessels, headrests, and anthropo morphic objects. Interpretation of these ceramics bears upon our understanding of the graphic system known as nsibidi (or nsibiri), a central and defining characteristic… Expand
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