Neolithic pot found in Oxfordshire

Published on March 11th, 2011 | by Admin


One of the oldest complete pots found in England has been uncovered at a housing development in Oxfordshire.

Archaeologist Rob Masefield said they could determine its age by the nature of the pot.

He said: “Pots change shape and form, and in the Neolithic, this is the first farmers, they had round based pottery.

“That was because they carried it around in baskets, they didn’t have any flat surfaces to put it on.”

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Story: BBC News | Photo: BBC News

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