The landmark 50th issue of the journal Internet Archaeology is featuring pioneering research that is investigating new ways of analysing millions of Roman artefacts associated with the consumption of food and drink.
Olive oil is a staple of Italian cuisine. It’s been that way for thousands of years. And new chemical analysis conducted on ancient pottery proves the liquid gold has existed in Italy hundreds of years longer than what anthropologists have previously recorded.
Research has shed new light on Bronze Age man’s diet and the arrival of new crops in the Iberian Peninsula at that time.
Archaeologists working Israel’s capital city Tel Aviv have discovered pieces of ancient Egyptian beer-brewing pottery dating back to over 5,000 years ago.
The use of the kidneys in secular and ritual practices according to ancient Greek and Byzantine texts Athanasios Diamandopoulos, Andreas Skarpelos, and Georgios…
This is a review of the Ancient Lives: New Discoveries exhibit at the British Museum until November 30th, 2014.
Who invented it? Why are there so many myths about it? Why has it played such a part in art? And, perhaps closer to more mundane concerns, why do we need guides?
A blazing fire was not the only thing to keep Bronze and Iron Age Scandinavians warm through long cold winters.
This dissertation attempts to explain how Romans achieved the remarkable feat of furnishing Rome with wine from the 1st century BCE until the late 3rd century CE.