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H 297 x W 210 mm

176 pages

53 figures, 13 tables plus extensive catalogue (black and white throughout)

Published Oct 2018

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781789690033

Digital: 9781789690040

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Crafting; Affective responses; Arrowheads; Ganeshwar; Rajasthan; India

The Affect of Crafting

Third Millennium BCE Copper Arrowheads from Ganeshwar, Rajasthan

By Uzma Z. Rizvi

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The Affect of Crafting' presents an interrogation of materiality and crafting, a consideration of the situatedness of the technological practice of crafting itself, and the forms of relationships that exist between all things transformed in the act of crafting: bodies, minerals and landscapes.



PREFACE; PART ONE; Chapter One: Introduction to the Affect of Crafting; Chapter Two: 30 Contextualising the Ganeshwar Copper Corpus: Archaeological Practice and Research; Chapter Three: 44 GJCC Material Culture and Chronological Implications; Chapter Four: 58 The Affect of Crafting and Ancient Sociality; PART TWO; Catalogue of Arrowheads by Type; Images of All Artefact Sheets from the Copper Collection of the Rajasthan State Department of Archaeology and Museums; APPENDIX I; List of all GJCC Survey Sites; List of Sites with Vitrified Waste Materials; List of Metal Production Sites—2003 Survey Results ; List of Mining and Raw Material Sites—2003 Survey Results ; APPENDIX II; Registry of Copper Material from the Collection of the State Department of Rajasthan; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX

About the Author

UZMA Z. RIZVI is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Urban Studies, Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies at the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. She is also Visiting Researcher at the American University of Sharjah.