"...everyday activities can take on symbolic meanings representing underlying beliefs, distinctions. and hierarchies within a society." - Moira Vincintelli in Reflections on a Kabyle Pot: Algerian Women and the Decorative Tradition, Journal of Design History , Vol. 2, No. 2/3 (1989), pp. 123-138, Article Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1315802.
Photo : A Kabylie oil lamp from the Victoria & Albert Collection.