Wine has been drunk for millennia in one form or another. It is popular now and has been for a very long time. We know this from ancient writings. This talks about ancient soldiers’ love of it. It has played a part in many wars and other historical events. Wine was a big part of ancient Rome and Greece but they aren’t the only cultures who enjoyed it, though they are well known for it.
- The pottery shard showed a request for wine, oil and flower, and is very likely to have been from a solider.
- The modern technological process of multispectral imaging allowed the shard of pottery sitting in a museum for 50 years to gain new meaning.
- The finding has helped shed light on the understanding of wine consumption at that time in that area.
“Scientists from Tel Aviv University used ground-breaking image technology to uncover an eroded message on the shard of pottery, found near the site of an ancient fortress and dating to around 600 BC.”
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