Style and Function: A Brief Introduction to Pottery Analysis

Now that you have learned all about the importance of foodways, it is now my goal to make you as crazy about pottery as I am. If you’ve ever been to a museum with archaeological collections, you’ve likely seen displays of elaborately decorated ceramic vessels of varying shapes and forms. Archaeologists have unsurprisingly long been … Continue reading Style and Function: A Brief Introduction to Pottery Analysis

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Foodways: The Path from our Stomachs to Ourselves

Hello again! Thanks for coming back for a second helping of Hot for Pots. I’m guessing that if you are reading this blog, you probably like to eat food, but some of you may be wondering why the heck are archaeologists and anthropologists so interested in studying food? What can food tell us about people … Continue reading Foodways: The Path from our Stomachs to Ourselves

Hot for Pots (and Crazy for Cuisine): A Blog about Food and Cooking in the Past and Present

Hi there. Do you eat food? Oh, good. Do you enjoy eating food? Well, even better! Food is one of my great passions. I love it. I also know that I am not alone, considering there are entire cable channels and social media sites devoted to it. I also know that this is just one … Continue reading Hot for Pots (and Crazy for Cuisine): A Blog about Food and Cooking in the Past and Present