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Where Was Clay First Discovered and Used In The World?

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on 27 January 2015

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-Internally, clay can be used for food poisoning,digestive problems, colds and the flu.

Where and When Was Clay First Used And For What Purposes?
When Was Clay First Used?
-Archaeologists found Ceramic figurines used for ceremonial purposes dating back to 24000 B.C.
Where was Clay First Used For Any Purpose In The World?
-Clay was abundant and adaptable all over the world making it good for human use.
By: Jackie and David
Medical Uses Of Clay
-Clay is a very powerful healing medicine
-As a result, pottery and many other things using clay was invented during many different times around the world
-Archaeologists have found evidence of clay being used for figurines was found in an archaeological site called Dolni Vestonice, where the Czech Republic is today.
-Evidence of the manufacturing of pottery was found in an archaeological site known as Odai Yamamoto in Japan.
-Clay helps the cure of Arthritis, a disease that causes joint pain and stiffness
-Clay helps prevent Rheumatism,a disease that causes fatigue, joint pain, and joint tenderness.
-Clay helps Osteoporosis, a virus that causes back pain, caused by a fractured or collapsed vertebra
Clay Masks
-Clay is and was used for many architectural purposes in prehistoric times and today.
-Clay was fired or sun dried to manufacture bricks, as the clay would become extremely sturdy during the sun drying and firing process.
-When clay was fired or sun dried, it was also used along with other minerals to create the tiles of walls and floor coverings.

-Fired and sun dried clay are also used for the manufacturing of sewage pipes, as clay is extremely resistant to liquids of any nature.
-The first use of functional pottery in vessels for holding/storing water and food is thought to be around 9000 or 10,000 B.C.
-The manufacturing of clay bricks were also made at the same time.
-Majority of Native Indian tribes had worn clay masks for ceremonies and religious rituals
-Pottery is clay that is modeled, dried, and fired, usually with a glaze
-The Native Indians had also figured out to create totems featuring different masks composed of clay
-Pottery is not made from raw clay but is a mixture of clay and other materials that have been in decomposition
-In Japan, clay masks were mainly used for the purposes of theater, dance, and the worshiping of Buddhism, Shinto and other religious purposes
-Japanese all created beautiful pottery for domestic use as well as for the religious purposes.
-In Egypt, clay was molded, fired, and glazed to create the infamous Pharaoh masks, seen on many sarcophagus found in archaeological dig sites
-Greek potters created objects that could be used for practical purposes, as well as objects that was by represented their fertility gods.
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