How ancient greeks made pottery and other ancient artifacts
Ancient greezese pottery from the late 4th to the 3rd millennium BC has been discovered in an archaeological site near the northern city of Patras, according to a study by the National Museum of Greece.
The discovery, the first in the region in over 2,000 years, is described in a paper published in the journal Archaeological Reports.
Researchers found ceramic vessels, jars, pottery vessels and tools in the site of the ancient village of Kallakatokou in the town of Kalymnos.
“It is believed that the ancient Greeks used these objects in their ritualistic practices, such as for cooking food,” the study said.
“The objects have been found in a well-preserved condition and are not likely to have been used for commercial purposes,” the museum added.
“They were used as tools for pottery making and are thus more likely to be artifacts that belonged to the ancient Greek culture.”
“The oldest artifacts found in this area are dated between the 4th and the 3d millennium BC,” the authors of the paper said.
The researchers used radiocarbon dating and other techniques to determine that the objects had been made in the area.
“Based on the results, the objects were made around the same time as the construction of the Kalynnos temple,” the archaeologists said.
“These objects are the oldest known examples of ceramic ware in Greece.”
“In addition, the artifacts have also been dated to between the 6th and 3rd centuries BC.”
The researchers say the pots were used for cooking purposes and were probably used in the same area.
The archaeologists said the pottery may have been transported to Kalymno in the 4/3rd century BC.
“As the oldest remains of Kaleidion, Kalynonta and Kallaxos (in Kalymos) are found in the northern area of Patmos, we are now able to conclude that the Kaleids, Kallazas and Kalyndos were established in Patmos around the 3nd millennium BC, before the arrival of the Romans,” the paper read.
“Therefore, the origin of the artefacts, which are dated from around the 5th to 3rd century, may have taken place in the southern part of Patnos, after the arrival in the 3200 BC of the Roman army,” the researchers added.
The study is the first to date the oldest pottery found in Patras.
Ancient pottery is a common component of the world’s ancient cultures, and is found in many parts of the globe.
The research was conducted by the Greek Institute of Archaeology in Patra, a town near the southern city of Karkand.