Neolithic pottery excavated ahead of work on a £16m flood scheme has added to archaeologists' understanding of a city's past. Grooved Neolithic pottery found at the flood relief site Pits containing fragments of ceramics were recovered from the site... [continue reading]
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A City is defined as a populated urban center of commerce and administration with a system of laws and, usually, regulated means of sanitation (the word derives from the Latin civitas). The first cities sprang up in the region known as Mesopotamia between 4300 and 3100 BCE. The city of Ur was first settled in 4000 BCE and walled cities, for defence, were common... [continue reading]
Pottery is the material from which the potteryware is made, of which major types include earthenware, stoneware and porcelain. The place where such wares are made is also called a pottery (plural "potteries"). Pottery is made by forming the clay body into objects of a required shape and heating them to high temperatures in a kiln to induce reactions... [continue reading]