On Why Pots Are Decorated the Way They Are

  title={On Why Pots Are Decorated the Way They Are},
  author={Timothy Michael Evers and Thomas N. Huffman and Simiyu Wandibba},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={739 - 741}

In Pots we Trust

Previous studies have illustrated the symbolic prominence of pottery making in sub-Saharan Africa. In many parts of the continent, the craft is explicitly connected to a series of other production

Archaeological implica.ons of ethnographically grounded func.onal study of po6ery from Nyanga, Zimbabwe

The value of typological analyses of poWery in global archaeology is widely acknowledged. However, poWery typologies in southern Africa are frequently criZcised for one-dimensionally revealing more

The Rhino Early Iron Age site, Thabazimbi, South Africa

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The Mother-Infant Nexus Revealed by Linear Enamel Hypoplasia: Chronological and Contextual Evaluation of Developmental Stress Using Incremental Microstructures of Enamel in Late/Final Jomon Period Hunter-Gatherers

  • D. Temple
  • Environmental Science
    The Mother-Infant Nexus in Anthropology
  • 2019
It is demonstrated that incremental microstructures of enamel are useful for studying the mother-infant nexus and provide an index for the conditions that may disrupt this relationship as well as the association among early forming LEH, mortality, and future growth disruption.

Le vase et le corps : archéologie du caractère anthropomorphe des poteries du Néolithique en Méditerranée nord-occidentale

L’etude du mobilier ceramique des peuples de la Prehistoire recente permet aux archeologues de distinguer differents groupes culturels ou cultures materielles. Ces varietes culturelles reposent sur

Pottery decoration in contemporary southeastern Botswana

ABSTRACT The presumed link between pottery style and linguistic identity has played a key role in the archaeological interpretation of the peopling of southern Africa. To re-assess this link, we

Ceramic ethnoarchaeology in Zimbabwe

The advent of ceramic ethnoarchaeology into Zimbabwean ceramic studies dates back as far as the late 20 th century. Despite this it has witnessed a gradual appreciation into the mainstream ceramic

The 'Gendered Field' oF KaoliniTe Clay ProduCTion

This article examines the 'gendered field' of kaolinite clay production and its integration into the local socio-cultural universe of the Balengou of the Western region of Cameroon. Kaolinite clay is