Skip to comments.Ancient Beer, Wine Jars Found in Egypt
Posted on 05/18/2005 7:01:35 PM PDT by TFFKAMM
(05-18) 18:18 PDT CAIRO, Egypt (AP) --
Archaeologists digging in a 5,000-year-old site in southern Egypt have unearthed 200 rough ceramic beer and wine jars and a second mud-brick mortuary enclosure of King Hur-Aha the founder of the First Dynasty, Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities said Wednesday.
A joint American excavation mission from Yale University, Institute of Fine Arts, the Pennsylvania University Museum and New York Universities found the treasure Wednesday at Shunet El-Zebib, north of Abydos in the Upper Egyptian city of Sohag.
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IN today's globally intertwined marketplace,,
If this beer recipe is really that good..
They'd be rolling in the dough and loaded in no time,, and so would all their customers, I reckun. ;-)
I may have had a bit of mead at some time.
Lagers and pales are my preference.
I don't know, but I think history teaches us that beer drinkers rule, red wine drinkers drool.
It's the John Waynes that make a dent, not the metro John Kerrys. I fear the day that changes.
Row, row, row your boat
drunkenly down the Nile
MaryLee throw him overboard
feed the crocadile
Jeez, looks like the contents of my recycling bin on collection day!
drink alcoholic beverages, it influenced everything from agriculture, to law, to economics, to religion and morals.
Hummm. The German's drank beer, the French drank red wine. Certainly explains the early outcome of WWII.
This guy may be on to something. Never underestimate the power of Pabst's, Stroh's and Rolling Rock. What doesn't kill us makes us stronger. Certainly explains how the war ended the way it did.
--> Actually, the Germans also had 'Speed' and other drugs they used while drinking LOL.
Now to take them back and get the deposit . . .
I want to be buried with my Belgian beer collection.
Or the ancient Egyptian version:
"99 rough hewn ceramic jars of beer in the mortuary, 99 rough hew ceramic jars of beer..."
It just rolls off the tongue so easily, too...
Did they find any empty pretzel bags and cheese rhinds? ;o)
bump, with related links:
Message in a Bottle [History of wine snobbery]
New York Times | 12/24/05 | Tom Standage
Posted on 12/26/2005 11:56:44 PM PST by LibWhacker
Ears of plenty (the story of wheat / The story of man's staple food)
The Economist | Dec 20th 2005
Posted on 12/26/2005 8:42:55 PM PST by SunkenCiv
Just updating the GGG info, not sending a general distribution.
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