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Earliest Known Pottery Found In Chinese Cave
2012-06-29 08:39:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of US archaeologists confirmed Thursday that pottery unearthed in a Chinese cave during the 1960s and 1990s are among the oldest fragments of this type ever discovered, pushing back the invention of pottery some ten thousand years. Publishing the findings in the journal Science, the archaeological team said the fragments appear to be from a large bowl found in Xianrendong Cave, Jiangxi Province, and are roughly 20,000 years...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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