Feat of clay: oldest pottery sheds light on trade route

By Rudi Maxwell
Updated April 13 2024 - 10:05am, first published 10:00am
An archaeological dig on a Great Barrier Reef island found the oldest pottery made in Australia. (HANDOUT/CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR AUSTRALIAN BIODIVERSITY AND HERITAGE)
An archaeological dig on a Great Barrier Reef island found the oldest pottery made in Australia. (HANDOUT/CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR AUSTRALIAN BIODIVERSITY AND HERITAGE)

An archaeological dig on Jiigurru, a tropical island in the Great Barrier Reef, has found the oldest pottery made in Australia.

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