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ECC hosts workshop on archeology and pottery

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By EMN Updated: Apr 14, 2024 9:49 pm
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Resource persons along with the faculty and students of Eastern Christian College after the workshop on April 12.

DIMAPUR — History department of Eastern Christian College (ECC) in Padumpukhuri, Dimapur, organised a one-day workshop on ‘Introduction to archeology and pottery’ on April 12.

An update from the college stated that the workshop was conducted with aim to introduce the students on the fascinating realms of archaeology and the significance of pottery.

The workshop was chaired by Busongna, assistant professor of History, while an invocation prayer was said by Jatpho, department of History, followed with a welcome speech delivered by Mharoni Yanthan, Head of History department.

The session began with an insightful presentation by Dr. Aokumla Walling, assistant professor of History and Archaeology at Nagaland University, Meriema campus. It stated that Dr. Walling presented a comprehensive overview of archaeology as a discipline and delved into the various archaeological methodologies, excavation techniques and the importance of oral traditions.

It was followed with a presentation by Dr. R Chumbeno Ngullie, assistant professor of History and Archaeology at Nagaland University, Meriema campus, and an expert in pottery analysis, who elucidated the pivotal role of pottery in archaeological research.

Report stated that through engaging discussions and practical demonstrations, the students learned how pottery can unveil invaluable information about the ancient societies. The workshop also featured hands-on activities by enabling the students to examine authentic pottery fragments and learn basic identification techniques.

It stated that the one-day workshop proved to be an enlightening experience, which offered the students a glimpse into the captivating world of archaeology and the pivotal role of pottery.

The workshop concluded with a vote of thanks delivered by David, assistant professor of History.

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By EMN Updated: Apr 14, 2024 9:49:14 pm
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