Posts Tagged ‘Wine’

  • Bulgaria archaeologists find ancient wine cellar

    on Oct 21, 13 • in Antiquty, Archaeology, Bulgaria, Classical period, Cultural heritage, Excavation, News • with Comments Off on Bulgaria archaeologists find ancient wine cellar

    A team of archaeologists, headed by Associate Professor Aneliya Bozhkova with the National Archaeological Institute with Museum with the Bulgarian Academy of Science, and Petya Kiyashkina with the Ancient Nesebar Museum, discovered a perfectly preserved cellar with amphorae from the V BC, over the last days of the archaeological excavations in the Bulgarian coastal town of Nesebar, the press office of Nesebar Municipality announced. The research is organised under a project of the Ancient Nesebar Museum, financed by the Ministry of Culture, with the participation of experts in archaeology. The ancient amphorae warehouse was dug

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  • 6,000-Year-Old Wine Found In Greece – Ancient Samples May Be Oldest Unearthed In Europe

    on Oct 6, 13 • in Archaeology, Excavation, Greece, Neolithic, News, Pottery • with Comments Off on 6,000-Year-Old Wine Found In Greece – Ancient Samples May Be Oldest Unearthed In Europe

      Conventional wisdom agrees that a fine wine generally gets better with age — good news for the 6,200-year-old wine samples unearthed in Greece, huh? Researchers working at an ongoing dig site in northern Greece recently announced that the final results of residue analysis from ancient ceramics showed evidence of wine dating back to 4200 B.C., according to the Greek Reporter. The excavation, located at a prehistoric settlement known as Dikili Tash, is situated 1.2 miles from the ancient city of Philippi and has been inhabited since 6500 B.C., according to the researchers’ website. The analysis was not

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