Meaning relationship between the original Ban Chiang pottery pattern stamps and modern auspicious patterns
The study investigates the relationship between the original Ban Chiang patterns and modern auspicious patterns in terms of meaning. The qualitative method was used to collect and analyze data. The sample or information source of Ban Chiang clay rollers and Ban Chiang pottery pattern stamps includes a curator and a storekeeper of the Ban Chiang National Museum and a local person well-informed in Ban Chiang. Results revealed that the Ban Chiang patterns are similar to modern auspicious patterns mainly in the use of animals; nature; fruits, trees, and flowers; objects, utensils, or artificial designs; and belief as symbols.