African Archaeological Review

, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp 185–189 | Cite as

Taking Southern African Ceramic Studies into the Twenty-First Century: A Zimbabwean Perspective

  • Innocent Pikirayi


I advocate in this contribution the need to emphasize the social milieu of pottery production, use, and distribution as a means of gaining a meaningful understanding of the significance of ceramics from archaeological contexts.

Je préconise dans cette contribution le besoin de souligner le milieu social de la production, de l'emploi et de la distribution de poteries en tant que moyens de gagner une compréhension sérieuse de l'importance de céramiques venant de contextes archéologiques.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Innocent Pikirayi
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  1. 1.History DepartmentUniversity of ZimbabweHarareZimbabwe

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