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Mass-Produced Early Pottery from Uruk

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Archaeologists have determined that bowls from the early Mesopotamian city of Uruk were mass produced.

Which statement BEST explains the reason for this?

A

Potters perfected techniques and production rates increased.

B

The bowls were created to honor Uruk's main goddess, Inanna.

C

Specialization of labor led to a surplus of food which supported those people who were not farmers.

D

The bowls were necessary to store the surplus food created due to specialization of labor.

E

Pottery was Uruk's main export to nearby cities.