Complete neolithic pot found in Didcot





Archaeologists working on a housing development in Oxfordshire claim to have found one of the oldest complete pots in the country.

The neolithic find was discovered on a housing development in Didcot and is thought to be about 5,500 years old.

Archaeologist Rob Masefield said they could determine its age by the nature of the pot.

The change from a hunter-gatherer to farming way of life is what defines the start of the neolithic age.

The concept of farming reached Britain between about 5000 BC and 4500 BC....




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