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Ancient Pot Shards Suggest Ceramics First Used 20,000 Years Ago

Posted June 28th, 2012 at 2:15 pm (UTC-5)
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People began making ceramic pottery 20,000 years ago about 2000 years earlier than previously thought — according to a new analysis of ancient Chinese pot shards. The study, published in the journal Science, suggests that the craft of pottery predates farming by 10,000 years. And it proposes that fired ceramic containers were being used during […]

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