Understanding Pottery Function

Understanding Pottery Function

by James M. Skibo


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461496113
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 10/23/2013
Series: Manuals in Archaeological Method, Theory and Technique
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 978,190
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

James M. Skibo is a Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at Illinois State University and the 2012 recipient of the Society for American Archaeology’s Award for Excellence in Ceramic Analysis. Besides his ethnoarchaeological work in the Philippines he has conducted research in the American Southwest and he currently works in the Great Lakes and directs the Grand Island Archaeological Project.

Table of Contents

1. Understanding Pottery Function.- 2. Intended Function: Inferring Manufacturing Performance.- 3. Sooting and Carbonization.- 4. Attrition.- 5. Residue.

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