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Figuring Out the Figurines of the Ancient Near East By Stephanie Langin-Hooper
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This volume contains 4 papers focusing on terracotta figurines of the ancient Near East that were delivered at one of three sessions of the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research... More > in 2009, 2010, and 2011.< Less
WODOKU: An Archaeology of an Early Nungua Settlement By J. Boachie-Ansah
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Excavations at Wodoku, the ancestral home of the Nungua people of Accra, have produced pottery, a piece of terracotta figurine, grinding stones, glass beads, iron slag, animal bones and shells of... More > molluscs. Earlier researchers have regarded the site as a seventeenth century phenomenon, but a piece of a sixteenth century Martinkamp-type flask from Northern France found in the excavations suggests that the site was founded in the sixteenth century if not earlier. The author discusses the implications of the locally-manufactured pottery, particularly as they relate to Ga-Dangme origins and cultural influences resulting from European contact with the people on the Accra coast, while the zooarchaeological finds throw light on the subsistence practices of the site's inhabitants.< Less