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The oldest wine cellar in the Middle East

Archaeologists have uncovered a 3,700-year-old wine cellar in Israel. The storage room stocked at least 3,000 bottles' worth of the intoxicating beverage in massive pottery jars, researchers report today (Nov. 22) at the annual meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research in Baltimore. The ancient wine bore little resemblance to

Wine cellar with Greek amphorae found in Bulgaria

30 amphorae dating back to the 5th century B.C. have been found in a wine cellar in the town of Nesebar. The ancient amphorae warehouse was dug in deep into the ground along the northern coast of the peninsula, which preserved it from the encroachment of time and the following cultural

3,000-year-old fruit cellar unearthed in China

A 3,000-year-old cellar used for preserving fruit has been unearthed in China. The cellar, a rectangular pit about 100 cm long, 80 cm wide and 200 cm deep, was found in Shaanxi province, said researcher Sun Zhouyong of the Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archeology. Sun and his colleagues took 8