Impact of technology to the development of pottery within Buganda region (Namanve and Kibumbiro)
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Pottery is defined as a craft of making objects (pots, bowls, dishes, cups) and many others out of clay that have been fashioned into desired shapes usually by use of hands and dried then fired to high temperature so that they become hard. Other scholars define pottery as objects made out of clay, and others define it as the craft of making ceramic materials such as clay and mud into object like pots, cups and many others which arc dried fired to fix their forms. Due to its abundance and durability, pottery is one of the most common items found by the Archeologists during excavations and it has a providing value information about the human past. People first started making pottery out of clay in East Asia, in both China and Japan, around 14000BC long before hey started farming .the oldest evidence of pottery manufacture is said to have been found at an archeological site known as Odai Yamamoto in Japan where fragments from a specific vessel have been dated to about 16,000-14920 years ago. Probably people had always known how to make pottery, but just hadn't done it much.