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Ceramic cooking pots record history of ancient food practices

August 31, 2020 - General

Analysing three components of ceramic cooking pots — charred remains, inner surface residues and lipids absorbed within the ceramic walls — may help archaeologists uncover detailed timelines of culinary cooking practices used by ancient civilizations. The findings, from a year-long cooking experiment, are published this week in Scientific Reports.

Photo of the la chamba pottery, used over the course of the year-long study, taken at…

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