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  1. General reading 22 items
    1. Ceramic theory and cultural process - Arnold, Dean E. 1985

      Book Recommended

    2. Smashing pots: works of clay from Africa - Barley, Nigel c1994

      Book 

    3. Breaking the mould: challenging the past through pottery - Berg, Ina, International Conference on Prehistoric Ceramics, Prehistoric Ceramics Research Group 2008

      Book 

    4. The ceramic legacy of Anna O. Shepard - Lange, Frederick W., Bishop, Ronald L. c1991

      Book 

    5. Pottery in the making: world ceramic traditions - Gaimster, David R. M., Freestone, Ian 1997

      Book 

    6. Prehistoric pottery for the archaeologist - Gibson, Alex M., Woods, A. J. 1990

      Book 

    7. Pottery in archaeology - Orton, Clive, Tyers, Paul, Vince, A. G. 1993

      Book 

    8. Pottery analysis: a sourcebook - Rice, Prudence M. 1987

      Book 

    9. Recent Ceramic Analysis: 1. Function, Style, and Origins - Prudence M. Rice 1996

      Article  Electronic journal

    10. Recent Ceramic Analysis: 2. Composition, Production, and Theory - Prudence M. Rice 1996

      Article  Electronic journal

    11. Craft production in complex societies: multicraft and producer perspectives - Shimada, Izumi c2007

      Book 

    12. Archaeological ceramics: a review of current research - Scarcella, Simona 2011

      Book 

    13. Approaches to archaeological ceramics - Sinopoli, Carla M. c1991

      Book 

    14. Pottery and people: a dynamic interaction - Feinman, Gary M., Skibo, James M. c1999

      Book 

    15. Current Issues in Ceramic Ethnoarchaeology - Miriam T. Stark 2003

      Article  Electronic journal

    16. Roman pottery in Britain - Tyers, Paul 1996

      Book 

    17. The many dimensions of pottery: ceramics in archaeology and anthropology - Pritchard, Alison C., Leeuw, Sander Ernst van der 1984

      Book 

    18. Ceramic in the society: proceedings of the 6th European Meeting on Ancient Ceramics, Fribourg, Swtizerland 3-6 October 2001 - Di Pierro, S., Serneels, Vincent, Maggetti, Marino, European Meeting on Ancient Ceramics 2003

      Book 

  2. Some useful Web sites 5 items
  3. 1 Practical: Iron Age Pottery from Meare Lake Village 17 items
    1. Essential Reading: The Pottery Cycle 2 items
      1. Dust to dust: a transformational view of the ceramic cycle - S.E Van der Leeuw, A.C Pritchard

        Chapter Essential TEACHING COLLECTION INST ARCH 1755

      2. Pottery technology: principles and reconstruction - Rye, Owen S. 1981

        Book Essential

    2. Futher Reading 15 items
      1. An Introduction to ancient Eqyptian pottery - Nordström, Hans-Åke, Arnold, Dorothea, Bourriau, Janine, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut 1993-

        Book Recommended

      2. Bronze Age Pottery and Problems of Classification - J.C. Barrett

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      3. Prehistoric pottery in Britain & Ireland - Gibson, Alex M. 2002

        Book Recommended

      4. Prehistoric pottery for the archaeologist - Alex M. Gibson, A. J. Woods 1990

        Book Recommended

      5. The potter's dictionary of materials and techniques - Hamer, Frank, Hamer, Janet 1991

        Book Recommended

      6. Artefacts as categories: a study of ceramic variability in central India - Miller, Daniel 1985

        Book Recommended

      7. The study of later prehistoric pottery: general policies and guidelines for analysis and publication - Prehistoric Ceramics Research Group 1995

        Book Recommended Electronic resource

      8. Artifact classification: a conceptual and methodological approach - Read, Dwight W. c2007

        Book Recommended

      9. Variation, Variability and Explanation in Pottery Studies - S.E. Van der Leeuw, W.A. Longacre

        Chapter Recommended

      10. Prehistoric Britain: the ceramic basis - Hill, J. D., Woodward, Ann, Prehistoric Ceramics Research Group 2002

        Book Recommended

      11. Welcome to the PCRG

        Website Recommended Electronic resource

  4. 2 Practical: handling clays and tempering materials 15 items
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
      1. The Source: Clay Selection and processing practices in Sub-Saharan Africa - A Livingston-Smith, O.P. Gosselain

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading.

    2. Futher Reading 14 items
      1. The geochemistry of clays and provenance of ceramics - A. M. Pollard, Carl Heron

        Chapter Recommended Chapter 4

      2. Smashing pots: works of clay from Africa - Barley, Nigel c1994

        Book Recommended

      3. Pottery materials: their composition, preparation and use - Colbeck, John 1988

        Book Recommended

      4. In Pots we Trust: The Processing of Clay and Symbols In Sub-Saharan Africa - O. P. Gosselain 01/07/1999

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      5. The chemistry and physics of clays and allied ceramic materials - Grimshaw, Rex W., Searle, Alfred B. [1971]

        Book Recommended

      6. The potter's dictionary of materials and techniques - Hamer, Frank, Hamer, Janet 1991

        Book Recommended

      7. Archaeological chemistry - Pollard, A. M., Heron, Carl, Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain) c2008

        Book Recommended

      8. Inclusions, Impressions and Interpretations - A. Woodward

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      9. Clays and ceramic raw materials - Worrall, W. E. 1986

        Book 

  5. 3 Practical: techniques used in making and decorating pots 14 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. Pottery technology: principles and reconstruction - Rye, Owen S. 1981

        Book Essential Chapters 4-5

    2. Futher Reading 12 items
      1. An Introduction to ancient Eqyptian pottery - Nordström, Hans-Åke, Arnold, Dorothea, Bourriau, Janine, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut 1993-

        Book Recommended

      2. Assendelver Polder papers - Brandt, R. W., Leeuw, Sander Ernst van der, Groenman-Van Waateringe, Willy c1987-

        Book Recommended

      3. Why Pots are Decorated - Nicholas David, Judy Sterner and Kodzo Gavua 1988

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      4. Pottery manufacturing processes: reconstitution and interpretation - Livingstone-Smith, Alexandre, Bosquet, Dominique, International Congress of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences 2005

        Book Recommended

      5. Society and Technological Control: A Critical Review of Models of Technological Change in Ceramic Studies - Helen L. Loney 2000

        Article Recommended Also see responses American Antiquity v.66 issue 4: pp 726-41 http://www.jstor.org/stable/2694185

      6. Pottery Techniques in India: Technical variants and social choice - M.C. Mahias

        Chapter Recommended

      7. Ancient Egyptian materials and technology - Shaw, Ian, Nicholson, Paul T. 2000

        Book Recommended

      8. Pottery analysis: a sourcebook - Rice, Prudence M. 1987

        Book  Chapter 5

      9. The challenge of 'technological choices' for materials science approaches in archaeology - B. Sillar, M.S. Tite 02/2000

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      10. Studies in the technology of ancient pottery - Leeuw, Sander Ernst van der [1976

        Book Recommended

  6. 4 Practical: examination of experimental brickets and archaeological pots to discuss how to identify and record fabric groups. 15 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. Bonfire of the enquiries. Pottery firing temperatures in archaeology: What for? - Olivier P. Gosselain 1992-5

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      2. Bonfire II: The Return of Pottery Firing Temperatures - A. Livingstone Smith 2001-9

        Article  Electronic journal

    2. Futher Reading 13 items
      1. Ceramics from Roman Galilee: A Comparison of Several Techniques for Fabric Characterization - David Adan-Bayewitz, Moshe Wieder 01/01/1992

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. Effects of firing temperature on the fate of naturally occurring organic matter in clays - Jessica S. Johnson, Jeff Clark, Sari Miller-Antonio, Don Robins 1988-7

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. Pottery analysis: a sourcebook - Rice, Prudence M. 1987

        Book Recommended Chapter 4

      4. The prehistory & history of ceramic kilns - Rice, Prudence M., American Ceramic Society c1997

        Book Recommended

      5. Pottery technology: principles and reconstruction - Rye, Owen S. 1981

        Book Recommended Chapter 6

      6. The pottery kilns of Roman Britain - Swan, Vivien G. 1984

        Book Recommended

      7. Firing temperature determinations - how and why? - M. S. Tite

        Chapter Recommended

      8. The National Roman Fabric Reference Collection: a handbook - Tomber, R., Dore, John, English Heritage, British Museum 1998

        Book Recommended

  7. 5 Practical:recognition of pottery technology on ethnographic and ancient pots 22 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
    2. Futher Reading 19 items
      1. Ceramic theory and cultural process - Arnold, Dean E. 1985

        Book Recommended

      2. The emergence of pottery: technology and innovation in ancient societies - Hoopes, John W., Barnett, William c1995

        Book Recommended

      3. Craft specialization as an archaeological category - J.E. Clark 1995

        Article Recommended Digitised reading

      4. Housework and Domestic Craft Production: An Introduction - Kenneth Hirth 14/12/2009

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      5. Measuring Prehistoric Ceramic Craft Specialization: a Test Case in the American Southwest - Melissa B. Hagstrum 01/01/1985

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      6. Ceramics before farming: the dispersal of pottery among prehistoric Eurasian hunter-gatherers - Jordan, Peter, Zvelebil, Marek c2009

        Book Recommended

      7. Cross-craft and cross-cultural interactions in ceramics - McGovern, Patrick E., Notis, M. D., American Ceramic Society c1989

        Book Recommended

      8. Pottery in the Roman world: an ethnoarchaeological approach - Peacock, D. P. S. 1982

        Book Recommended

      9. Specialization, Standardization and Diversity: a retrospective - P.M. Rice

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      10. Craft production in complex societies: multicraft and producer perspectives - Shimada, Izumi c2007

        Book Recommended

  8. 6 Practical: Futher examples of pottery technology and discussion of potential practical essay topics 16 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. Pottery in archaeology - Orton, Clive, Tyers, Paul, Vince, A. G. 1993

        Book Essential Chapter 15

      2. The Circulation and Consumption of Red Lustrous Wheelmade Ware: Petrographic, Chemical and Residue Analysis - Carl Knappett, Vassilis Kilikoglou, Val Steele and Ben Stern 2005

        Article Essential Electronic journal

    2. Futher Reading 14 items
      1. Compositional Analysis and "Sources" of Pottery: An Ethnoarcheological Approach - Dean E. Arnold, Hector Neff and Ronald L. Bishop 1991

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. Regression Analysis of Some Trade and Marketing Patterns - Ian Hodder 1974

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. Production and distribution: a ceramic viewpoint - Howard, Hilary, Morris, Elaine L., Technology and Trade colloquium 1981

        Book Recommended

      4. The Alice Holt/Farnham Roman pottery industry - Lyne, M. A. B., Jefferies, R. S., Council for British Archaeology 1979

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

      5. Ceramic Petrology and Prehistoric Pottery in the UK - E.L. Morris, A Woodward

        Article Recommended Digitised reading

      6. Amphorae and the Roman economy: an introductory guide - Peacock, D. P. S., Williams, D. F. 1986

        Book Recommended

      7. Pottery analysis: a sourcebook - Rice, Prudence M. 1987

        Book Recommended Chapters 13 and 14 Pg 371-425

      8. Pottery economics in Mesoamerica - Bey, George J., Pool, Christopher A. c2007

        Book Recommended

      9. The National Roman Fabric Reference Collection: a handbook - Tomber, R., Dore, John, English Heritage, British Museum 1998

        Book Recommended

      10. Roman pottery in Britain - Tyers, Paul 1996

        Book Recommended

      11. The Provenance hypothesis - L Wilson, A.M. Pollard

        Chapter Recommended

  9. 7. Dealing with assemblages: the excavation, identification, quantification and reporting of archaeological assemblages 13 items
    1. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. Pottery in archaeology - Orton, Clive, Tyers, Paul, Vince, A. G. 1993

        Book Essential Chapters 4,7,9, and 16

    2. Futher Reading 9 items
      1. Bronze Age Pottery and Problems of Classification - J.C. Barrett

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Management of research projects in the Historic Environment - English Heritage 2006

        Document Recommended Electronic resource

      3. Prehistoric pottery for the archaeologist - Gibson, Alex M., Woods, A. J. 1997

        Book Recommended

      4. Roman finds: context and theory : proceedings of a conference held at the Univeristy of Durham - Willis, Steven, Hingley, Richard c2007

        Book Recommended

      5. Standard and guidance for the collection, documentation, conservation and research of archaeological materials - Institute of Field Archaeologists 2000

        Document Recommended Electronic resource

      6. The study of later prehistoric pottery: general policies - Prehistoric Ceramics Research Group 1991

        Book Recommended Papers 1 and 2. Electronic resource

      7. Roman pottery from excavations in Colchester, 1971-86 - Symonds, R. P., Wade, Sue, Roper, Andrew, Bird, Joanna 1999

        Book Recommended Electronic resource

  10. 8. Pottery consumption: use, breakage and disposal 18 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
    2. Futher Reading 15 items
      1. Pottery and manners - D. Brown

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Strength, Toughness and Thermal Shock Resistance of Ancient Ceramics, and Their Influence On Technological Choice - M. S. Tite, V. Kilikoglou, G. Vekinis 08/2001

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. Pompeian households: an analysis of the material culture - Allison, Penelope Mary c2004

        Book Recommended

      4. Last orders: choosing pottery for funerals in Roman Essex - E. Biddulph 02/2005

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      5. Ceramic reuse behavior among the Maya and Wanka: Implications for Archaeology - M Deal, M.B. Hagstrum

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      6. Population, Households, and Ceramic Consumption in a Prehistoric Cypriot Village - David Frankel and Jennifer M. Webb 2001

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      7. Where the garbage goes: Refuse disposal in the Maya Highlands - Brian Hayden, Aubrey Cannon 1983-6

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      8. The Analysis of Organic Residues and the Study of Pottery Use - Carl Heron and Richard P. Evershed 1993

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      9. Pueblo: Patterns of form and function - J.N. Hill

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      10. Extensive Sherd Scatters and Land-Use Intensity: Some Recent Results - T. J. Wilkinson 1989

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

  11. 9 Full day Practical and Discussion 12 items
    1. Futher Reading 12 items
      1. "Industrious and fairly civilized": the Glastonbury Lake Village - Coles, J. M., Minnitt, Stephen, Somerset Levels Project, Somerset County Museums Service 1995

        Book 

      2. Danebury: an Iron Age hillfort in Hampshire - Cunliffe, Barry W., Brown, Lisa, Ambrose, Tim, Council for British Archaeology 1984

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

      3. Prehistoric pottery in Britain & Ireland - Gibson, Alex M. 2002

        Book Recommended

      4. Meare Lake Village West: a report on recent work - B.J. Orme, J.M Coles, C.R. Sturdy 1979

        Chapter Recommended

      5. The study of later prehistoric pottery: general policies - Prehistoric Ceramics Research Group 1991

        Book Recommended Electronic resource

      6. Prehistoric Britain: the ceramic basis - Hill, J. D., Woodward, Ann, Prehistoric Ceramics Research Group 2002

        Book Recommended

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