from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or being a society or culture prior to the use of ceramics or pottery.
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- adj. Describing a society that did not use pottery
Our plans include working at El Carrizal focusing on the Mesoamerican cultural phases for some years and, at some point, start a special project on the preceramic groups of the area.
In the first book written in English about the Chinchorro culture, the author reconstructs daily life, and challenges our assumption that preceramic cultures had a simple socioreligious life.
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