CerAfImCerAfIm est un groupe de travail formé par des céramologues africanistes qui mettent en commun leurs recherches sur les motifs des céramiques imprimées africaines datant du début de l'Holocène jusqu'aux périodes sub-actuelles.
Ce site a été créé pour exposer les travaux du groupe CerAfIm en français et en anglais : définition des techniques et procédés de décor, référentiels d'instruments et de motifs, photos de céramiques décorées. Il est optimisé pour Mozilla Firefox.

CerAfIm is a working group of ceramics specialists who share their research into the decorations on African impressed ceramics dating back to periods ranging from the early Holocene to the modern era.
This site was created to present the work of the CerAfIm group in French and English: a definition of techniques and processes; tool and motif indexes; pictures of decorated ceramics; index of motifs. The site is optimized for Mozilla Firefox.



Latest articles

Motif - Alternate repeated simple impression with semi-circular pronged tool

Wednesday 27 June 2012, by Annabelle Gallin // 3. Motif - Alternate repeated simple impression

Motif Impr simple repetee alterne poinçon demilune icone Motif made by alternate repeated simple impression with a semi-circular pronged tool.

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Motif - Alternate repeated simple impression with triangular shaped stick

Monday 18 June 2012, by Annabelle Gallin // 3. Motif - Alternate repeated simple impression

Motif made by alternate repeated simple impression with a triangular shaped stick.

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Definition - Alternate repeated simple impression

Monday 18 June 2012, by CerAfIm // 1. Simple Impression

This modality consists of the making of 2 lines of repeated impressions which are arranged in symetrical reflection and staggered.

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Experimentation - alternate repeated simple impression

Monday 18 June 2012, by Annabelle Gallin // 1. Simple Impression

Exper Impr simple repetee alterne Making of a motif by alternate repeated simple impression of a triangular pronged tool.

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Pictures - Pivoting impression A+B with a curved edge and multiple teeth (dashes) comb

Thursday 12 April 2012, by CerAfIm, Victoria Leitch // 2. Pictures - Pivoting impression A+B

Archaeological sherds decorated with pivoting impression A+B of a curved edge and multiple teeth (dashes) comb.

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Trans-SAHARA - University of Leicester

Thursday 12 April 2012, by CerAfIm // 8. Institutions

Trans-SAHARA is a major new project that seeks to investigate the nature and consequences of the interconnectivity of the Trans-Saharan zone in the Pre-Islamic period (1000 BC–AD1100–1500).

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Victoria LEITCH

Thursday 12 April 2012, by CerAfIm // 6. CerAfIm members

Researcher, University of Leicester
Project "Trans-Sahara"

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Motif - Pivoting impression A+B with a curve edged spatula

Monday 5 March 2012, by CerAfIm // 2. Motifs - Pivoting Impression A+B

Motif made by the pivoting impression A+B of a curve edge spatula.

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