Archaeology in the News!

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Here are some links to recent news from the world of archaeology!

While the Ancient Sumerians enjoyed wheat-based beverages, it’s possible they may not have been making beer. Little is known about the Sumerian’s beer-making process, except for the ingredients they used–which are listed on ancient administrative records such as the proto-Cuneiform tablet to the right–and historian of science and cuneiform writing scholar Peter Damerow expresses great doubts as to whether the popular brew produced by the Sumerians would have even been alcoholic.

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