Paper Information

Journal:   NAGHSH MAYEH   FALL 2009-WINTER 2010 , Volume 2 , Number 4; Page(s) 25 To 34.
 
Paper: 

THE EFFECTIVE FACTORS ON THE FORMS OF CAVED CERAMIC SCULPTURE IN PREHISTORIC IRAN

 
 
Author(s):  JAAMTIR AMIN, SHIRAZI ALI ASGHAR
 
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Abstract: 
This research studies on the effective factors in the form of caved ceramic statues in the pre historic periods of Iran. The prehistoric period in Iran begins by food collecting step and endures till the historic period. The oldest works in this period are goddesses of beauty and fertility. In following periods having pottery industries developed new sculptural works appeared which possessed more visual qualities than the preceding works and looked like pots. Since these kinds of statues were found in graves, some believes that they were to be ritual pots and attributes them to Totem believers. Having noticed a brief introduction about prehistoric period in Iran, this research has considered the evolution of pottery and categorized the sculptural works of potteries. Visual characteristics of mentioned potteries are consequently discussed. Finally some of these works have been analyzed. These works of art are largly various in form. This variety include many factors such as methods production, function decorative, the effect of beliefs, and pros and cons of consuming material.
 
Keyword(s): CERAMIC STATUES, POTTERY, PREHISTORIC IRAN
 
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