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Archaeological implications of ethnographically grounded functional study of pottery from Nyanga, Zimbabwe

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The value of typological analyses of pottery in global archaeology is widely acknowledged. However, pottery typologies in southern Africa are frequently criticised for one-dimensionally revealing more about decorations on pots and not their function and meaning to people that made and used them. This motivated an experiment to combine functional and stylistic variables of pottery from modern-day Nyanga district, in north-eastern Zimbabwe to develop alternative ways of approaching archaeologic...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.quaint.2020.03.041

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Quaternary International Journal website
Volume:
555
Issue:
30 July 2020
Pages:
150-164
Publication date:
2020-04-08
Acceptance date:
2020-03-23
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ISSN:
1040-6182
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1100636
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pubs:1100636
Deposit date:
2020-04-30

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