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  1. A History of the World in 100 Objects: Jomon Pot

    A 7,000-year-old Japanese clay pot has managed to remain almost perfectly intact. Pots began in Japan around 17,000 years ago and by the time this pot was made had achieved a remarkable sophistication. This simple clay object makes a fascinating connection between the Japan of today and the emerging world of people in Japan at the end of the Ice Age. What was the significance of agriculture to the Jomon and how did they make their pots?

    From http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/ahow

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