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Archaeologists In France Uncovered The Ruins Of A 400-Year-Old Pottery Workshop That Still Had Pieces Of Cookware In Its Kilns

Thorin was the largest trading district in the city. It became the center of pottery production in the area.

The artifacts discovered there usually date back to the 13th century, but researchers have found evidence that shows the pottery workshop was in use during the 12th century.

Archaeologists gathered samples of natural red sand from the site. They also analyzed ceramic furniture that was collected from several pits to the east of the site.

The materials revealed that the workshop dates back to the 12th century. Most of the pottery is from the 16th and 17th centuries.

The workshop closed sometime around the 17th century, and other structures were built on top of it, which buried the kilns deeper beneath the ground.

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