The Earliest Chinese Proto-Porcelain Excavated from Kiln Sites: An Elemental Analysis.

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Yu Li ; Bin Zhang ; Huansheng Cheng ; Jianming Zheng
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 10, issue 11 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139970, pmc: PMC4633156
  • Subject: Q | R | Research Article | Science | Medicine

In June 2012, the Piaoshan kiln site was excavated in Huzhou, Zhejiang Province, which hitherto proved to be the earliest known Chinese proto-porcelain kiln. Judging from the decorative patterns of unearthed impressed stoneware and proto-porcelain sherds, the site was d... View more
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