University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Albert J. Ammerman

Early Italian Pottery

Five Vessels from a Neolithic Household in Calabria

By: Albert J. Ammerman

Pottery is a standard item for archaeolog­ical analysis—it was made by most later prehistoric and historic societies, it dis­plays a wide range of variation in manu­facture, form and decoration, and it sur­vives well. However, the interpretation of pottery on residential sites is often difficult, since it occurs only as scatters of sherds, the end-product of […]