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Artifact Analysis: The Gallows

For my artifact analysis assignment, I chose to analyze “The Gallows,” which is a short story written by Jordanian author Suhay al-Tall. The story is about a person approaching the gallows and the thoughts that are running through their mind. My initial impression of the story was that it was dark, the first line that […]



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Jordan Artifact Analysis – Ceramics

The artifact I’ve chosen to analyze is the picture of the woman doing ceramics. I chose this artifact because I’m familiar with ceramic art and can appreciate how difficult it is. Also how beautiful the outcome is as well. It’s an art that takes a lot of patience and leeway to mess up. When an […]



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Jordan Artifact Analysis

For my project I analyzed this picture with no other context and posed questions to myself and tried to answer them knowing what I know about Jordan and about Islam.  The main question I asked was “How does her religion affect her work?”  There are several assumptions I made by posing this question, 1) that […]



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Artifact Analysis: “Ceramics”

Artifact Analysis: The Mosaic Maker – Global Connections Follow Up In the Jordan’s Cultural Mosaic class we had to do a common assignment called an artifact analysis. We were given the choice between a short story by Suhayr al-Tall, an audio recording of “the sounds of Jordan” which featured music, and finally an image of […]



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Samira: the Woman with Ceramic Skill

Noah Roulat Professor Miriam Horne Jordan’s Cultural Mosaic 26 April 2017 Samira: the Woman with Ceramic Skill             The woman pictured above appears to be a ceramic artisan. For the purpose of shortening that introduction, we shall refer to her as Samira (a common Jordanian name) from here on out. My first glaring question was […]



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