課程資訊
課程名稱
陶器考古學
Ceramic Archaeology 
開課學期
102-1 
授課對象
文學院  人類學研究所  
授課教師
陳瑪玲 
課號
Anth7110 
課程識別碼
125 M3070 
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學分
全/半年
半年 
必/選修
選修 
上課時間
星期二6,7,8(13:20~16:20) 
上課地點
水源人308 
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課程概述

主要在介紹並討論陶器資料在考古學研究中的特性和運用,探尋何種資訊可被獲取出,並以何方法可被獲取,以供考古學家用以達到復原、及瞭解史前人類各層面生活方式的目的。同時檢視以陶器作為研究材料,直至今日考古學可探索的議題為何,發展了那些理論與方法論。


 

課程目標
讓修課學生瞭解以陶器作為研究材料,直至今日考古學可探索的議題為何,發展了那些理論與方法論,期學生能學得如何以陶器為分析材料進行研究課題 
課程要求
口頭報告(20%)、討論參與(20%)、期中主題作業 、 期末報告(60%) 
預期每週課後學習時數
 
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參考書目
基本參考書:
Orton, Clive, Paul Tyers and Alan Vince
1993 Pottery in Archaeology. Cambridge University Press.
Rice, Prudence
1987 Pottery Analysis: A Sourcebook. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
Shepard, Anna O.
1980 Ceramics for Archaeologist. Carnegie Institution of Washington,
Washington, D.C.
Sinopoli, Carla M.
1991 Approaches to Archaeological Ceramics. Plenum Press, New York & Landon

Required Readings:
The Nature of Archaeological Explanation and the Inference of Ceramics:
*Kingery, W. D.
1981 Plausible Inferences from Ceramic Artifacts. Journal of Field Archaeology 8(4): 457-467.
Matson, Frederick R.
1981 Archaeological Ceramics and the Physical Sciences: Problem Definition and Results. Journal of Field Archaeology 8(4): 448-456.
*Neff, Hector
1993 Theory, Sampling, and Analytical Techniques in the Archaeological Study of Prehistoric Ceramics. American Antiquity 58(1):23-44.
*Orton, Clive, Paul Tayers and Alan Vince
1993 History of Pottery Studies, in Pottery in Archaeology. Pp 3-22, Cambridge University Press.

Ceramic Production & Technology
*Crown, Patricia L.
2007 Life Histories of Pots and Potters: Situating the Individual in Archaeology. American Antiquity 72(4): 677-690.
Shepard, Anna O.
1980 Ceramics for Archaeologist. Carnegie Institution of Washington,
Washington, D.C.
*Klemptner, L.J. and P.F. Johson
1986 An Analytical Approach to the Technological Development of Mississippian Pottery. in Ceramics and Civilization, Volume 1, Ancient Technology to Modern Science, ed. by W.D. Kingery, pp 101-112. The American Ceramic Society, Columbus
*Kojo, Yasushi
1996 Production of Prehistoric Southwestern Ceramics: A Low-Technology
Approach. American Antiquity 61(2):325-340.

Material and Compositional Analysis I
*Bishop, R.L., R.L. Rands, and G.R. Holley
1982 Ceramic Compositional Analysis in Archaeological Perspective. Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory, 5:275-330.
*Burton, James H. and Arleyn W. Simon
1993 Acid Extraction as a Simple and Inexpensive Method for Compositional
Characterization of Archaeological Ceramics. American Antiquity 58(1): 45-59.
Rice, P.M.
1982 Pottery Production, Pottery Classification, and the Role of Physiochemical Analyses. in Archaeological Ceramics, ed. by J.S. Olin and A.D. Franklin, pp 47-56. Smithsonian Institution.
*Stoltman, James B.
1991 Ceramic Petrography as a Technique for Documenting Cultural Interaction: An Example from the Upper Mississippi Valley: American Antiquity 56(1):101-120.

Material and Compositional Analysis II
Arnold Dean E., Hector A. Neff, Ronald L. Bishop, and Michael D. Glascoc
1999 Testing Interpretative Assumptions of Neutron Activation Analysis: Contemporary Pottery in Yucatan, 1964-1994. in In Material Meanings ed. by Elizabeth S. Chilton, pp61-84, The University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City
Fowles, Severin M., Leath Minc, Samuel Duwe, and David V. Hill
2006 Clay, Conflict, and Village Aggregation: Compositional Analyses of Pre-Classic Pottery from Taos, New Mexico. American Antiquity 72(1): 125-152
Vaugh, Kevin J. & Hector Heff
2000 Moving Beyond Iconography: Neutron Activation Analysis of Ceramics from
Marcaya, Peru, an Early Nasca Domestic Site. Journal of Field Archaeology
27(1): 75-90.

Ceramics and Production Organization I
*Arnold, Dean E.
1985 Man/Land Relationships in Ceramic Theory and Cultural Process. pp168-201,
Cambridge University Press.
*Costin, Cathy L. and Melissa B. Hagstrum
1995 Standardization, Labor Investment, Skill, and the Organization of Ceramic
Production in Late Prehistoric Highland Peru. American Antiquity 60(4): 619-639.
Hegmon, Michelle, and Wenda R. Trevathan
1996 Gender, Anatomical Knowledge, and Pottery Production: Implications of an
Anatomicaly Unusual Birth Depicted on Mimbers Pottery from Southwestern
New Mexico. American Antiquity 61(4):747-754.
*Stark, Barbara L.
1985 Archaeological Identification of Pottery-Production Locations: Ethnoarchaeological and Archaeological Data in Mesoamerica, in Decoding Prehistoric Ceramics, ed. by B.A. Nelson, pp 158-194. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.

Ceramics and Production Organization II
*Crown, Patrician L. & W. H. Wills
2003 Modifying Pottery and Kivas at Chaco: Pentimento, Restoration, or Renewal?
American Antiquity 68(3): 511-532.
*Kvamme, Kenneth L., Miriam T. Stark, and William A. Longacre
1996 Alternative Procedures for Assessing Standardization in Ceramic Assemblages. American Antiquity 61(1): 116-126.
*Roux, Valentine
2003 Ceramic Standardization and Intensity of Production: Quantifying Degrees of Specialization. American Antiquity 68(4): 768-782.

Typology, Ceramic Seriation, and Chronology:
*Cowgill, George C.
1982 Clusters of Objects and Associations between Variables: Two Approaches to Archaeological Classfication, in Essays on Archaeological Typology, ed. by R. Whallon and J.A. Brown, pp 30-55. Center for American Archaeology, Evanston.
Drennan, Robert D.
1976 A Refinement of Chronological Seriation Using Nonmetric Multidimensional
Scaling. American Antiquity 419(3): 290-302.
*Duff, Andrew I.
1996 Ceramic Micro-Seriation: Types or Attributes? American Antiquity
61(1): 89-101.
*Froese, Patricia
1985 Potter Classification and Sherd Assignment. in Decoding Prehistoric Ceramics, ed. by B.A. Nelson, pp 229--242. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
Orton, Clive, Paul Tyers and Alan Vince
1993 Chronology (Chapter 14), in Pottery in Archaeology. Pp 183-196, Cambridge University Press.
*Sinopoli, Carla M.
1991 Ceramic Ethnoarchaeology and Chronologies (Chapter 4), in Approaches to Archaeological Ceramics. Pp74-81

Typology, Classification, and Vessel Function:
*Frink Lisa and Karen G. Harry
2008 The Beauty of “Ugly” Eskimo Cooking Pots. American Antiquity 73(1): 103-118.
Brown, James A.
1982 On the Structure of Artifact Typologies, in Essays on Archaeological Typology, ed. by R. Whallon and J.A. Brown, pp 176-189. Center for American Archaeology, Evanston.
Gifford, James C.
1960 The TypeVariety Method of Ceramic Classification as an Indicator of Cultural Phenomena. American Antiquity 25:341-347.
*Henrickson, Elizabeth F. and Mary M. A. McDonald
1983 Ceramic Form and Function: An Ethnographic Search and An Archaeological Application. American Anthropologist 53(3):630-643.
Orton, Clive, Paul Tyers and Alan Vince
1994 Pottery and Function, in Pottery in Archaeology pp217-228. Cambridge University Press.
Sackett, J. R.
1973 Style, function and Artifact Variability in Paleolithic Assemblages. In The
Explanation of Cultural Change, ed. by C. Renfrew, pp. 316-325. Duckworth,
London.
*Smith, Marion F.
1985 Toward An Economic Interpretation of Ceramics: Relating Vessel Size and Shape to Use, in Nelson, pp 254-309.

Ceramic Spatial Analysis, and Site Formation:
*Beck, Margaret E.
2006 Midden Ceramic Assemblage Formation: A Case Study from Kalinga, Philippines. American Antiquity 71(1): 27-51.
Bintliff, John and Anthony Snodgrass
1988 Off-Site Pottery Distributions: A Regional and Interregional Perspective. Current Anthropology 29(3): 506-513.
*DeBoer, Warren r., and Donald W. Lathrap
1979 The Making and Breaking of Shipibo-Conibo Ceramics.
Hirth, Kenneth
1978 Problems in Data Recovery and Measurement in Settlement Archaeology. Journal of Field Archaeology 5(2):125-132.
Koetje, T.A.
1985 Spatial Patterns in Magdalenian Open Air Site from Isle Nalley, Southwestern France.III Period in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico. American Antiquity 54(2): 347-369.
*Sullivan, Alan P.III
2007 Ethnoarchaeological and Archaeological Perspectives on Ceramic Vessels and Annual Accumulation Rates of Sherds. American Antiquity 73(1): 121-135.

Ceramic Style Analysis
Element and Variation Approach:
Hill, James N.
1985 Style: A Conceptual Evolutionary Framework, in Decoding Prehistoric Ceramics, ed. by B.A. Nelson, pp. 362-385. Southern Illinois Press, Carbondale.
Hardin, Margaret Ann
1984 Models of Decoration. In The Many Dimensions of Pottery: Ceramics in Archaeology and Anthropology, ed. by Sandor Van der Leeuw and A.C. Prichard. CINGULA 7:573-614. Institute for Pre- and Proto-History, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam.
*Jernigan, E. W.
1986 A Non-Hierarchical Approach to Ceramic Decoration Analysis: A Southwestern Example. American Antiquity 51(1):3-20.
*Watson, Patty Jo
1977 Design Analysis of Painted Pottery. American Antiquity 42(3):381-393.

Social Organization Approach (Social Learning) :
*Hill, James N.
1970 Social Groups. in Broken K Pueblo, pp 57-74. Anthropolgical Papers of the University of Arizona 18.
李光周
1978 墾丁史前遺址的發掘與其陶片的處. 文史哲學報27:285-
Friedrich, Margaret Hardin
1970 Design Structure and Social Interaction: Archaeological Implications of An Ethnographic Study. American Antiquity 35(3):332-343.
Graves, Michael W.
1985 Ceramic Design Variation within a Kalings Village: Temporal and Spatial Processes, in Decoding Prehistoric Ceramics, ed. by B.A. Nelson, pp. 9-34. Southern Illinois Press, Carbondale.
*Hantmann, J. and S. Plog
1982 The Relationship of Stylistic Similarity to Patterns of Material Exchange. in Contexts for Prehistoric Exchange, ed. by J. Ericson and T. Earle, pp
237- 263. Academic Press, New York.
*Kintigh, Keith W.
1985 Social Structure, the Structure of Style, and Stylistic Patterns in Cibola Pottery, in Decoding Prehistoric Ceramics, ed. by B.A. Nelson, pp. 35-74. Southern Illinois Press, Carbondale.
Longacre, William A
1970 Sociological Implications of the Ceramic Analysis. in Archaeology as Anthropology: A Case Study, pp 27-33. Science 144:1454-1455.

Symbolic Approach(Information Exchange) I:
*Arnold, Dean
1983 Design Structure and Community Organization in Quinua, Peru, in Structure and Cognition in Art, ed. by D.K. Washburn, pp 56-73. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
*Hodder, Ian
1982 Sequences of Structural Change in the Dutch Neolithic. In Symbolic and
Structural Archaeology, ed. by Ian Hodder. Pp 162-178, Cambridge
University Press.
Washburn, Dorothy K.
1983 Symmetry Analysis of Ceramic Design: Two Test of the Method on Neolithic Material from Greece and the Aegean, in Structure and Cognition in Art, ed. by D.K. Washburn, pp 138-164. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
*Wobst, Martin
1977 Stylistic Behavior and Information Exchange. in for the Director: Research
Essays in Honor of James B. Griffin, ed. by C. Cieland. University of
Michigan Museum of Anthropology, Anthropological Papers 61:317-342.

Symbolic Approach (Information Exchange) II:
*Braithwaite, Mary
1982 Decoration as Ritual Symbol: a Theoreticlal Proposal and an Ethnographic
Study in Southern Sudan. In Symbolic and Structural Archaeology, ed. by Ian
Hodder. Pp 80-88, Cambridge University Press.
Ortman, Scott G.
2000 Conceptual Metaphor in the Archaeological Record: Methods and an
Example from the American Southwest. American Antiquity 65(4):613-645
*Plog, Stephen
2003 Exploring the Ubiquitous through the Unusual: Color Symbolism in Pueblo Black-on white Pottery. American Antiquity 68(4):665-695.
*Spielmann Katherine A, Jeannette L. Mobley-Tanaka, and James M. Potter
2006 Style and Resistance in the Seventeenth Century Salinas Province. American Antiquity 71(4): 621-647

Technical Choice I:
*Dietler, Michael and Ingrid Herbich
1998 Habitus, Techniques, Style: An Integrated Approach to the Social
Understanding of Material Culture and Boundaries. In The Archaeology of
Social Boundaries ed. by Miriam T. Stark, pp233-263. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington
Lemonnier, Pierre
1993 Introduction. In Technological Choices, ed. by Pierre Lemonnier pp. 1-35.
Routledge, New York.
*Loney, Helen L.
2000 Society and Technological Controal: a Critical Review of Models of
Technological Change in Ceramic Studies. American Antiquity 65(4):646-668
*Stark, Miriam T.
2000 Social Dimensions of Technical Choice in Kalinga Ceramic Traditions. In
Material Meanings ed. by Elizabeth S. Chilton, pp24-43, The University of
Utah Press, Salt Lake City

Technical Choice II:
Chilton, Elizabeth S.
1997 The Cultural Origins of Technical Choice: Unraveling Algonquian Iroquoian Ceramic Traditions in the Northeast. In The Archaeology of Social Boundaries ed. by Miriam T. Stark, pp132-60. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington
Goodby, Robert G.
1998 Technological Patterning and Social Boundaries: Ceramic Variability in Southern New England, A.D. 1000-1675. In The Archaeology of Social Boundaries ed. by Miriam T. Stark, pp161-82. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington
Stark, Miriam T., Mark D. Elson and Jeffery J. Clark,
1998 Social Boundaries and Technical Choices in Tonto Basin Prehistory. In The
Archaeology of Social Boundaries ed. by Miriam T. Stark, pp208-31.
Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington

 
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課程進度
週次
日期
單元主題
第1週
9/10  課程介紹(目標、內容、要求、上課方式) 
第2週
9/17  I. The Nature of Archaeological Explanation and the inference of Ceramics
1.The Nature of Archaeological Explanation(考古學研究與詮釋的本質)
2. inference of Ceramics(陶器資料的解析範疇)
 
第3週
9/24  II. Ceramic Production (陶器的生產)
a. Manufacturing Processes and Technology (製作過程和技術) 
第4週
10/01  b. Material & Composition Analysis (成份分析) 
第5週
10/08  continuing Above 
第6週
10/15  c. Pottery Production and Distribution, and Economic, Political Organization (陶器生產和經濟, 政治制度) 
第7週
10/22  Continuing Above 
第8週
10/29  III. Ceramic Morphology and Classification (陶器的型制和分類)
a. Typology, Seriation, and Chronology (陶器排隊法和年代學) 
第9週
11/05  期中考 
第10週
11/12  b. Typology, Classification, and Vessel Function (陶器的類形和功能) 
第11週
11/19  c. Ceramic Spatial Analysis and Formation Process (空間分析和形成過程) 
第12週
11/26  IV. Ceramic Stylistic Analysis (陶器的風格分析)
a. Decoration Elements and Variation Approach (紋飾的元素和變異) 
第13週
12/03  b. Social Organizational Approach (社會制度取向) 
第14週
12/10  c. Symbolic Approach (象徵取向) 
第15週
12/17  Continuing Above 
第16週
12/24  e. Technical Choice 
第17週
12/31  Continuing Above