Browsing the "Food & Drink" Tag

The world’s oldest known cheese

March 7th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Odd lumps found on the bodies of Chinese mummies has been identified as fragments of cheese that dates back to


“Nutcracker Man” lived on tiger nuts

January 20th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

New research has revealed that "Nutcracker Man", a hominid that lived in East Africa between 2.4-1.4 million years ago, survived


The oldest wine cellar in the Middle East

December 3rd, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists have uncovered a 3,700-year-old wine cellar in Israel. The storage room stocked at least 3,000 bottles' worth of the


How to feed a mummy in the afterlife

November 26th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

A team of researchers from the University of Bristol are examining the mummified remains of food found in Egyptian tombs.



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