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Shipment of 16th-century Chinese porcelain found in Mexico

Thousands of fragments of 400-year-old Chinese porcelain have been found by archaeologists working in the Old Quarter of Acapulco. Mexican archaeologists have uncovered thousands of fragments of a 400-year-old shipment of Chinese "export-quality porcelain" that was long buried in the Pacific Coast port of Acapulco. The shipment of rice bowls, cups, plates

17th-19th century Japanese porcelain found in the Philippines

A collection of Japanese pottery dating between the 17th to 19th centuries has been unearthed in southern Cebu in the Philippines. The shards of large dishes recovered from the excavation site would serve as “evidence” on the occurrence of the trading activity back in the 16th century, Nogami said. Nogami identified the