Earliest evidence of ceramics found in China
Published on June 1st, 2009 | by Admin1
The find in Yuchanyan Cave dates to as much as 18,000 years ago, researchers report in Tuesday’s edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The find ‘supports the proposal made in the past that pottery making by foragers began in south China,’ according to the researchers, led by Elisabetta Boaretto of Bar Ilan University in Israel.
The pottery found at Yuchanyan ‘is the earliest so far,’ Ms Boaretto said.