8 July 2006 (New Straits Times) – A follow up to the previous post on unearthed pottery at Kota Tinggi. Thanks to Liz of Caves of Malaysia for the lead.
Earthen jars could be from the 18th century
Johor Heritage Foundation curator Dr Kamaruddin Ab Razak said the jars, which were unearthed by settlers in the area, might have been used as storage containers.
He also said that based on the shapes and designs of the jars, they could have been the handiwork of local potters.
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