20,000-year-old pottery fragments unearthed in China
Published on July 17th, 2012 | by Admin0
It is thought that the bowl was a cauldron to cook food, or possibly to brew alcohol.
Until recently, the majority view was that pottery bowls and drink receptacles were invented after the emergence of agriculture, when people began to stay in one place for long periods.
Story: Pallab Ghosh, BBC News | Photo: Science