Kiln's 'Ancestor' Found in Greece
Image from BBC News
Archaeologists have discovered the oldest clay "fireplaces" made by humans at a dig in southern Greece.
The hearths are between 34,000 and 23,000 years old and were almost certainly used for cooking by prehistoric inhabitants of the area.
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