Investigation of Ancient Egyptian Baking and Brewing Methods by Correlative Microscopy

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  • Published 1996 in Science

Abstract

Ancient Egyptian methods of baking and brewing are investigated by optical and scanning electron microscopy of desiccated bread loaves and beer remains. The results suggest that current conceptions about ancient Egyptian bread and beer making should be modified. Bread was made not only with flour from raw grain, but sometimes also with malt and with yeast… (More)

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