TITLE

Pottery Making of Sakhalin Island in Historical Dynamics: From the Neolithic to the Paleometal Period

AUTHOR(S)
Zhushchikhovskaya, Irma
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Arctic Anthropology;2010, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper examines the correlation between pottery-making dynamics and cultural-historical processes on Sakhalin Island, focusing on the period of transition from the Neolithic to the Paleo-metal period. Utilizing assemblages from sites of the Susuya culture and Okhotsk cultures, change can be observed in three main categories: those caused by cultural or ethnocultural interaction and evolving processes; those caused by economic innovations; and developments due to technological innovations. Evidence of these developments can be seen in the complicated progressive change in prehistoric technologies during the mid-first century to the twelfth or thirteenth centuries A.D. The bearers of the Okhotsk culture replaced Neolithic traditions entirely, adopting a new ornamental style.
ACCESSION #
59579911

 

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