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Tomb of ancient Egyptian beer brewer unearthed
Phys.Org ^ | Jan 03, 2014 | Staff

Posted on 05/09/2014 1:39:22 PM PDT by Red Badger

Egypt's minister of antiquities says Japanese archeologists have unearthed the tomb of an ancient beer brewer in the city of Luxor that is more than 3,000 years old.

Mohammed Ibrahim says Friday the tomb dates back to the Ramesside period and belongs to the chief "maker of beer for gods of the dead" who was also the head of a warehouse. He added that the walls of the tomb's chambers contain "fabulous designs and colors, reflecting details of daily life ... along with their religious rituals."

The head of the Japanese team, Jiro Kondo, says the tomb was discovered during work near another tomb belonging to a statesmen under Amenhotep III, grandfather of the famed boy-pharaoh Tutankhamun.


TOPICS: Education; Food; Health/Medicine; History
KEYWORDS: ancientautopsies; beer; brewing; egypt; ggg; godsgravesglyphs; zymurgy

This image released by the Supreme Council of Antiquities shows colored inscriptions on a newly discovered tomb in Luxor, Egypt, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. Egypt's minister of antiquities said Japanese archeologists have unearthed the tomb of an ancient beer brewer in the city of Luxor that is more than 3,000 years old. (AP Photo/Supreme Council of Antiquities)

This image released by the Supreme Council of Antiquities shows colored inscriptions on a newly discovered tomb in Luxor, Egypt, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. Egypt's minister of antiquities said Japanese archeologists have unearthed the tomb of an ancient beer brewer in the city of Luxor that is more than 3,000 years old. (AP Photo/Supreme Council of Antiquities)

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-01-tomb-ancient-egyptian-beer-brewer.html#jCp

1 posted on 05/09/2014 1:39:22 PM PDT by Red Badger
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To: SunkenCiv

GGG Ping!................


2 posted on 05/09/2014 1:39:39 PM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: Red Badger

3 posted on 05/09/2014 1:44:50 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%i)
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To: Red Badger

So he was pickled in a good year then...


4 posted on 05/09/2014 1:46:18 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Red Badger
Funny, he doesn't look Egyptian...


5 posted on 05/09/2014 1:47:47 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Red Badger
Clear photo taken of hieroglyph


6 posted on 05/09/2014 1:47:51 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Tennessee Nana

The ancient Egyptians seem to have invented beer.
The modern Germans perfected it........................


7 posted on 05/09/2014 1:50:08 PM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: smoothsailing

Egyptian? Hell, he doesn’t even look human............


8 posted on 05/09/2014 1:51:08 PM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: Red Badger; All
celebration..Kirin (Nihonese Beer) for everyone tonight.
I'm surprised they (Jihadists) didn't blow it up.

9 posted on 05/09/2014 1:51:13 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? :-)
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To: Red Badger

must of been a real bad batch.. ;-)


10 posted on 05/09/2014 1:55:25 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Red Badger

Beer built the ancient pyramids:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Au4tbHUbRyI


11 posted on 05/09/2014 2:07:06 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Red Badger

I wonder how he was paid for all the lite beer he was making for those doing the public project works for the Pharaohs? Imported high octane brew from some exotic land?


12 posted on 05/09/2014 2:08:20 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 ((VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!))
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To: Red Badger

Chief brewmeister Hoptoitep’s tomb, wow.

What will they find next?


13 posted on 05/09/2014 2:11:10 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Wheat, probably................


14 posted on 05/09/2014 2:11:27 PM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: NormsRevenge

http://phys.org/news/2013-10-unearths-year-tomb-doctor-pharaohs.html#nRlv

You asked.................


15 posted on 05/09/2014 2:13:03 PM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: Red Badger

I believe it says “Samuelotep Adamtut, Brewer and Patriot”


16 posted on 05/09/2014 2:27:04 PM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: Red Badger

Archaeology justified!


17 posted on 05/09/2014 2:29:18 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

It says:Return for deposit or the wrath of Pharaoh will descend upon your house..................

18 posted on 05/09/2014 2:33:47 PM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: Red Badger
belongs to the chief "maker of beer for gods of the dead"

That's going on my resume. Go ahead, HR ga-nomes, call my references, I dareya.

19 posted on 05/09/2014 2:39:17 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Billthedrill

belongs to the chief "maker of beer for gods of the dead"

That's going on my resume. Go ahead, HR ga-nomes, call my references, I dareya.

Pharaoh is not amused................

20 posted on 05/09/2014 2:46:31 PM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: NormsRevenge
Chief brewmeister Hoptoitep’s tomb

Alternatively rendered as Hopsinatap ....

21 posted on 05/09/2014 2:55:19 PM PDT by mikrofon (Beer for the Bier)
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To: Red Badger

He was naturally embalmed by his beer.


22 posted on 05/09/2014 3:46:01 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: Red Badger
Unfortunately I have found recently that beer causes gout.

NOBODY wants gout and if you don't know what it is, don't get it. It's a lousy way to find out.

23 posted on 05/09/2014 3:51:10 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Mariner

Unfortunately I have found recently that beer causes gout.


Gout is a build up of acids in the muscles. I’ve known people who got it through a high protein diet. I’ve never known anyone that got gout by drinking beer.


24 posted on 05/09/2014 3:58:12 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
Beer is quite high in purines, the precursors to Uric Acid.

And the alcohol diminishes your ability to excrete Uric Acid.

Double Whammy.

Anyone who has gout can tell you that beer is Taboo #1.

25 posted on 05/09/2014 4:01:09 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Mariner

I think it’s similar to several foods that “cause kidney/bladder stones.”

Some people are more prone to it but most have nothing to worry about.


26 posted on 05/09/2014 4:02:41 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Red Badger
The woman sitting with the Pharaoh guy looks like V Stiviano Maybe Donald Sterling’s exponential grandfather was Charleston Heston before his contract with Cecil B
27 posted on 05/09/2014 8:43:12 PM PDT by Insigne123 (It is the soldier, not the community organizer, who gives us freedom of the press)
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To: Red Badger; StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; decimon; 1010RD; 21twelve; 24Karet; ...
Thanks Red Badger. Perfect weekly Digest selection.

28 posted on 05/10/2014 6:20:38 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: mikrofon

Good, now they are concentrating on really important people. I wonder, was there a good stout?


29 posted on 05/10/2014 6:44:09 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Mariner
"NOBODY wants gout and if you don't know what it is, don't get it. It's a lousy way to find out."

Agreed -- and a most painful way. (First person testimony...)

30 posted on 05/10/2014 9:24:17 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias... "Barack": Allah's current ally...)
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To: TXnMA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gout


31 posted on 05/10/2014 10:18:51 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Thanks for the ping. Are you familiar with the line of brews made from what the brewing company Dogfish Head calls “ancient grains”?


32 posted on 05/11/2014 4:30:34 AM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: Mmogamer
From your link" "Gout was historically known as "the disease of kings" or "rich man's disease.""

I feel cheated: I have gout, but, I missed out on all the riches and "high living" that are supposed to be the cause... '-)

33 posted on 05/11/2014 6:22:22 AM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias... "Barack": Allah's current ally...)
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To: Bigg Red

I think there’s a topic or two about it, under the “zymurgy” keyword. :’)


34 posted on 05/12/2014 9:54:46 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv

Dumb question from me. I probably learned about the ancient grains ales from one of your posts.

I have tried 2 of them, BTW. They were interesting, but I have no desire to try them again.


35 posted on 05/13/2014 4:49:06 AM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: Bigg Red

Hey, I didn’t spring my usual joke (the one I stole from Groucho).


36 posted on 05/14/2014 2:25:08 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv

Okay, I’ll bite....


37 posted on 05/14/2014 4:34:44 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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