Hoe or digging-stick agriculture combined with cattle husbandry was the economic base of most FTN settlements.
SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: grass-tempered pottery CATEGORY: ceramics DEFINITION: Pottery either marked or tempered with grass.
Grass-tempered wares are well represented amongst pagan Saxon communities of the immediate post-SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: grog CATEGORY: ceramics DEFINITION: Foreign material (sand, plant fibers, grit, shell, crushed rock, broken pottery) added to clay for potterymaking to improve its firing qualities and prevent a vessel from cracking during the drying process.
From this hour I date the commencement of my life of real happiness.
This ware is the earliest pottery in Caribbean South America and is the oldest pottery in the United States, making its appearance in Archaic shell mounds in Georgia and Florida before 2500 SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: FTNCATEGORY: culture DEFINITION: A term sometimes used to describe the earliest farming cultures in the temperate zone of Europe (and sometimes in other areas).
In southeast Europe from c 5400-4500/4300 (eastern and southwest Hungary), Cris (west and lowland Rumania), Kremikovci (northwest Bulgaria), and Karanovo (central and southern Bulgaria).
Libby thus reasoned that by measuring carbon 14 levels in the remains of an organism that died long ago, one could estimate the time of its death.
You can combine it with other things, but if you have only carbon you can get nothing out of the carbon but carbon.
In western Britain, there are examples of pottery covered with 'grass' impressions from Ulster, the Hebrides, and Cornwall, especially around the 5th-6th centuries AD.
The term also refers to crude handmade ware made in various parts of Frisia in the CATEGORY: artifact DEFINITION: Pottery embodying chopped grass or straw in its fabric as a tempering agent.
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carbonis) "glowing coal, charcoal," from PIE base *ker- "heat, fire, to burn" (cf.