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It's now thought that the use of ceramics was invented - and forgotten - several times during history by different societies.‘The finds at Vela Spila seem to represent the first evidence of Palaeolithic ceramic art at the end of the last Ice Age.
By examining the object's relation to layers of deposits in the area, and by comparing the object to others found at the site, archaeologists can estimate when the object arrived at the site.
Though still heavily used, relative dating is now augmented by several modern dating techniques.
Green plants absorb the carbon dioxide, so the population of carbon-14 molecules is continually replenished until the plant dies.
Carbon-14 is also passed onto the animals that eat those plants.This week, Trust archaeologist Emma Holloway and Trust pottery specialist Steve Benfield are working here at Roman Circus House on the prehistoric pottery from our excavation at Moverons Quarry at Brightlingsea in Essex.