Stone Age foodies enjoyed poached freshwater carp eggs

CNET | 12/1/2018 | Bonnie Burton
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A closer look at remnants of the Endmesolithic fish caviar meal discovered via protein analysis of food crusts from a bowl unearthed in Germany.

Freshwater carp eggs cooked in a fish broth in an earthenware bowl sealed with leaves might sound like the latest foodie trend, but this enticing-sounding dish was actually eaten 6,000 years ago in Germany, according to a new study.

Ingredients - Team - Scientists - Anna - Shevchenko

The ingredients were identified by a team of scientists led by Anna Shevchenko from the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology in Dresden, Germany.

The team analyzed proteins in ancient food gunk stuck on a ceramic bowl radio-carbon dated to the Mesolithic period around 4,300 B.C.

Bowl - Objects - Friesack - Site

The bowl was is one of about 150,000 objects excavated from the Friesack 4 site, located...
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