[Clayart] Clayart Digest, Vol 87, Issue 16

Roxanne Hunnicutt roxhun at gmail.com
Fri Feb 17 18:34:59 UTC 2023

“Ancient Tavern That Served Beer And Bread 5,000 Years Ago Unearthed In
Southern Iraq

Perhaps the most fascinating find within the tavern is what's known as a
zeer, a shockingly sophisticated refrigeration unit that used a complex
system of lids and pottery shards to insulate foods and beverages, keeping
them cool in the desert heat.
Online quote

Any potters have insight into the ZEER?

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