Pottery Images (IMAGE) Max Planck Institute of Geoanthropology Caption These are examples of calcified deposits from modern and ancient vessels at Çatalhöyük. a) Example of extensive limescale build-up on a modern tea water pot used near Çatalhöyük. b) A close-up of limescale deposits on an ancient sample. c) A relatively intact vessel (not analyzed in this study) demonstrating bowl shape. d) A selection of 4 sherds analyzed in this study showing calcifications adhering to the inside surface of ceramic sherds. Credit Ingmar Franz; Hendy et al. 2018. Ancient proteins from ceramic vessels at Çatalhöyük West reveal the hidden cuisine of early farmers. <i>Nature Communications</i>, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-06335-6. Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.