3,000 year old pottery discovered on Jiigurru-Lizard Island

Archaeologists working with Traditional Owners have uncovered the oldest verified examples of pottery in Australia, which could shed light on ancient trade across the Pacific thousands of years ago.


Image: Image supplied by ARC Centre of Excellence of Australian Biodiversity and Heritage

Produced By: Matthew Ward Agius

Featured In Story: Distinguished Professor Sean Ulm – Deputy Director at Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage at James Cook University., and

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 11 April 2024