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  • adjective archaeology, of a culture having no pottery (or no ceramic remains)


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a- +‎ ceramic


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  • As for the pottery, which the team expected would diminish in quantity as the dig reached the so-called aceramic levels before pottery was used or invented, Jonathan Last took off his excavator’s hat in the evenings and became the pottery specialist.

    The Goddess and the Bull MICHAEL BALTER 2005

  • Everything you say here is very true, but it leaves one big question about the aceramic period and pottery-less sites: what on earth were they cooking in?

    Wooden tableware in early England Carla 2009

  • "The purpose of the timber building is unproven but considering the structure's age, size, aceramic nature and the lack of domestic refuse it might be the remains of the lost church of St Cadoc, amongst the earliest of the Celtic saints active around the middle of the sixth century. 2009


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