Researchers believe that beer was likely to be used during royal rituals
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A group of Egyptian and American archaeologists believe they have unearthed the world’s oldest “high-production brewery” in the ancient city of Abidos, a sacred burial ground that also houses its temples for Egyptian gods, including Osiris Is known for
The site, which is said to date back to the First Dynasty period between 3150 and 2613 BCE, was found to contain 40 pottery – divided into eight “large” rows – that bear beer, the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Used to produce antiques Announced in the weekends.
Researchers believe that beer was used during royal rituals, including sacrificial rites. Dr. of New York University co-chaired the campaign with Deborah Visakh of Princeton University. Matthew Adams stated that the brewery was capable of producing about 22.400 liters of beer at a time.
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The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, meanwhile, notes that evidence of this brewery was first discovered by British researchers in the early 1900s. However, British researchers were unable to determine its exact location.
Abydos is located near the city of Sohag, about 280 miles south of Cairo, itself on the west bank of the Nile River. During the First Dynastic period, Abydos was the most populous city and the eighth capital of the Upper Nome region.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.