Technology and Pottery Evolution: Pottery Practices in South Western Nigeria

Shado Adeniyi Samuel*, Kashim Isah Bolaji **, Fatuyi Olusegun Adene***
* Department of Glass and Ceramic Technology, Federal Polytechnic Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State Nigeria.
**,*** Department of Industrial Design, School of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology, Akure Ondo state, Nigeria.
Periodicity:December - February'2020


This paper presents the technical processes, instruction and production techniques of pottery practices in the south west of Nigeria. It examined how indigenous technologies, norms and values in traditional pottery of south western Nigeria have evolved in giving continuity and socio-cultural experiences to the people, which they, in turn, can reproduce. The starting ground is that the dynamics in the manufacture of pottery itself would show the forms of contemporary technology, cultural, socio-economic, and knowledge relations in South West of Nigeria in particular. This paper has therefore directed us to try to report past technological knowledge inclinations, social and cultural history in South Western Nigeria and the impact of modern technology.


Technology, Pottery, South-Western Nigeria.

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Samuel, S. A., Bolaji, K. I., and Olusegun, F. A. (2020). Technology and Pottery Evolution: Pottery Practices in South Western Nigeria. i-manager's Journal on Humanities & Social Sciences, 1(2), 1-8.


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