A 1,500-Year-Old Riddle Solved: Yes, Terracotta Was a Porta-Pottic

Archaeologists working at ancient Roman sites often find pottery, but it’s not always easy to know what these objects were used for. Wine store? Food transportation? Tableware? Or were they purely decorative? Experts often disagree. But now a research team working at a Roman site between 450 and 500 AD has definitive proof of that. […]