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Shipwreck ceramics

Mostly referring to pottery and porcelain recovered from wrecks of sunken ships trading to China.

Ceramics and full cargoes recovered during controlled excavations have greatly improved our knowledge of cultural exchange and historical traderoutes as well as being a valuable addition to our knowledge of kilns and chronology of ceramic development.

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