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- When Mongol Queens Ruled the Silk Road
The daughters of Genghis Khan ruled nations that controlled the Silk Road, the favored route for trading spices, cloth, pottery, and other goods between China, India, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean.
Mental Floss. Tuesday, 25 Aug 2020.
- The Ancient Craft Of Kintsugi Continues To Fascinate Contemporary Artists
Embracing flaws, kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery
with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver or platinum.
Forbes. Wednesday, 19 Aug 2020.
- See Archaeological Treasures Unearthed by U.K. Residents During Lockdown
Finds include a Neolithic arrowhead, a snake-shaped belt hook and shards of Roman pottery
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 22 Jul 2020.
- Archeologists discover 5,000-year-old pottery fragments in Scotland that hint at textile use
Archaeologists have found new evidence of ancient textiles making in Orkney, Scotland, dating back to the Neolithic period more than 5,000 years ago, offering new hints at how cloth was used.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 2 Jun 2020.
- Traces of Millennia-Old Milk Help Date Pottery Fragments to Neolithic London
These dairy products are no longer edible, but they're still valuable to researchers
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 15 Apr 2020.
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