A publication of the Archaeological Institute of America
“Dragon Kiln” Unearthed in China
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
NANCHANG, CHINA—Archaeologists have unearthed a 1,200-year-old kiln in the eastern province of Jiangxi, the center of China’s ceramics industry. Called a dragon kiln, it is the longest kiln ever found from the Tang Dynasty, with a fire box at one end of a sloping chamber. Tools and ceramic fragments were also found in the area.
Alaskan shipwreck survivors, chewing tobacco in the Southwest, Hellenistic chicken farms, a Swedish bishop’s secret, and one tough Scythian
How a Viking warrior got an English sword