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2,400-year-old sculptures pieced together in Lebanon

Four ancient ceramic structures have been partially reassembled from pieces found in a trash dump in Lebanon. The best-preserved ceramic head is about 9 inches (24 centimeters) tall and 6 inches (15 centimeters) wide. It's decorated with red paint and includes a depiction of an ancient headdress known as a stephane,

Child’s ceramic practice pot found in Ontario

A ceramic pot, most likely the result of a young child being taught how to make pottery, has been found near a bridge in Ontario, Canada. "This is a very significant archaeological site made up of a series of cultural layers representing several different historic and pre-historic periods. Based on

Africa’s oldest ceramic

Archaeologists in eastern Mali have discovered what they claim is Africa's oldest ceramic, dating back to 9,400BC. "It's a tiny, ornate fragment that was made with great skill and the use of fire," said ethno-archaeologist Anne Mayor in Bamako, the Malian capital. Mayor is part of an eight-person Swiss team in the

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