Reading a history of the excavations at Troy as a boy led to my majoring in Atgnhropology undergrad.
Thought for sure I would unearth an ancient city some day...oh well...
You’re lucky, my university didn’t even *offer* Atgnhropology, and I was dying to major in it. ;’)
They made pottery according to a traditional design that ended up all over the East Coast and Midwest. Some time in the mid 1500s they swapped out the old designs and began making European style pottery!
All indications are the two types were made by the same folks from the same matrials ~ only the market had changed.
Like to note this operation was still running hot well into the 1600s ~ and in head to head competition with Jamestown.
It's not at all surprising the Trojans did the same thing.