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World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by Macsjebs(m): 11:31pm On Feb 14
Archaeologists discover 5,000-year-old Brewery that could produce more than 4,000 gallons of beer in ancient Egyptian city of Abydos.

The site is thought to be the world's oldest high-production brewery, dating back to around 3,1000 during the reign of King Narmer, Egypt's tourism and antiquities ministry said. The brewery may have provided beer for royal burial rituals for Egypt's first kings

It is the latest archaeological find in Egypt, which has seen a dramatic fall in tourism amid the coronavirus pandemic


Archaeologists have discovered a 5,000-year-old brewery that could produce thousands of litres of beer in the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos.

The site, in Egypt's Sohag Governorate, likely dates back to around 3,100 BC, the tourism and antiquities ministry said in a statement on Saturday.

Dr Matthew Adams, one of the leaders of the Egyptian-American mission that made the discovery, said they believe the beer was used in royal burial rituals for Egypt's earliest kings.

The brewery, which had a production capacity of 22,400 litres, was split into eight sections each containing 40 clay pots used to warm mixtures of grain and water.

It is 'believed to be the oldest high-production brewery in the world' the ministry said in its statement.

The brewery is thought to date back to the reign of King Narmer, who ruled more than 5,000 years ago, founded the First Dynasty and unified Upper and Lower Egypt.

British archaeologists first discovered the existence of the brewery at the beginning of the 20th century but had been unable to precisely determine its location, the statement posted to Facebook said.

The joint US-Egyptian team 'was able to re-locate and uncover its contents', it added.

The mixture of grains and water used for beer production was heated in the vats, with each basin 'held in place by levers made of clay placed vertically in the form of rings'.

Adams, who heads the joint archaeological mission, said studies have shown that beer was produced at a large scale, with about 22,400 litres made 'at a time'.

The brewery 'may have been built in this place specifically to supply the royal rituals that were taking place inside the funeral facilities of the kings of Egypt', the statement quoted him as saying.

'Evidence for the use of beer in sacrificial rites was found during excavations in these facilities,' the statement said.

Past discoveries have shed light on beer-making in ancient Egypt, with Israeli's Antiquities Authority announcing in 2015 that fragments of pottery dating back 5,000 that was used by Egyptians to make beer was found on a Tel Aviv building site.

Abydos, where the latest discovery was unearthed, has yielded many treasures over the years and is famed for its temples, such as that of Seti I.

In 2000, a team of US archaeologists uncovered the earliest known example of an ancient Egyptian solar barge, dating back to the first Pharaonic dynasty around 5,000 years ago, in Abydos.

Egypt has announced several major discoveries in recent months which it hopes will spur tourism, a sector which has suffered multiple blows over the last decade - from the 2011 uprising to the coronavirus pandemic.

Authorities had expected 15million tourists to visit Egypt in 2020, compared to 13million the previous year, but the virus has kept many holidaymakers away. Figures from 2020 saw tourist numbers drop to just 3.5million.
Source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9259715/Archaeologists-discover-5-000-year-old-BREWERY-ancient-Egyptian-city-Abydos.html

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by EzegeNdiigbo: 11:36pm On Feb 14
grin grin grin grin


Over joy na im cause am

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by Stephenomozzy(m): 11:38pm On Feb 14
grin Africa! The cradle of civilization.

I still nor understand how Africa fell o.


Meanwhile, People that built pyramids for "fun" dem no go get brewery for high spirits before ni

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by Judicible(m): 12:08am On Feb 15
Cool
Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by xtocom: 12:15am On Feb 15
it's these their estimated years that is always making me say lie but at least, they reduced this small.

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by Damsyjay(m): 12:41am On Feb 15
xtocom:
it's these their estimated years that is always making me say lie but at least, they reduced this small.
Lol abi na..than God they did not mention 20million years this time around

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by Kobicove(m): 12:49am On Feb 15

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by mamaafrik(m): 12:52am On Feb 15
This is part of the confirmation that native Egyptians were Negroid and not white Arabs before being conquered,arab don't do brewery as their religion detest alcohol,forest must have been vast in Northern Africa just like Eastern and Western Africa

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by prince2pac(m): 12:54am On Feb 15
Wow
Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by EmeraldKing7(m): 12:58am On Feb 15
Geography killed Africa

Ancient Egypt was far too sophisticated for her time and that knowledge would have been spread across the continent if not for the inaccessible terrains and the multiple heterogeneous settlements

I guess all that knowledge fizzled out to the middle east throughout to Asia and then Europe....All thanks majorly to the Silk road which made trading and all sorts of political, religious and cultural interactions easier

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by kalu61(m): 1:28am On Feb 15
The white man did us strong thing.

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Good to read this.

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by kalu61(m): 1:39am On Feb 15
Stephenomozzy:
grin Africa! The cradle of civilization.

I still nor understand how Africa fell o.


Meanwhile, People that built pyramids for "fun" dem no go get brewery for high spirits before ni
Political naivity killed Ancient Egypt and lacked frontiers to combat threat. If they had such fears, they would have come with sophisticated weaponry but they were open minded and infiltrated.

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by kalu61(m): 1:52am On Feb 15
mamaafrik:
This is part of the confirmation that native Egyptians were Negroid and not white Arabs before being conquered,arab don't do brewery as their religion detest alcohol,forest must have been vast in Northern Africa just like Eastern and Western Africa
No sensible person will dispute that but trust a white man, anything to make Africa man inferior is welcomed. I think the Western Africans lacked adventure spirit not to noticed what was happening in Egypt as civilized Egypt was, attracting folks all over the Europe, middle East and Asian. They must have been deprived of information for whatsoever reason.

When you say Arab religion, l wonder what you are talking about. Muslem just like Christianity are modern religion. Alcohol was never a taboo

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by Stephenomozzy(m): 5:06am On Feb 15
kalu61:
Political naivity killed Ancient Egypt and lacked frontiers to combat threat. If they had such fears, they would have come with sophisticated weaponry but they were open minded and infiltrated.


Hmmmm... Doesn't this ring a bell about a certain country we all know now
Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by mamaafrik(m): 6:57am On Feb 15
kalu61:
No sensible person will dispute that but trust a white man, anything to make Africa man inferior is welcomed. I think the Western Africans lacked adventure spirit not to noticed what was happening in Egypt as civilized Egypt was, attracting folks all over the Europe, middle East and Asian. They must have been deprived of information for whatsoever reason.

When you say Arab religion, l wonder what you are talking about. Muslem just like Christianity are modern religion. Alcohol was never a taboo
Muslims claim that alcohol is a taboo

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by Hugomexis(m): 7:01am On Feb 15
Egypt the home of earliest civilization.

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by Kingluqman(m): 7:03am On Feb 15
Okay
Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by BuySweetOrange: 7:23am On Feb 15
So no be today Dem don dey shayo shocked

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by GeneralPula: 7:28am On Feb 15
mamaafrik:
Muslims claim that alcohol is a taboo

And Christians too..

They said smoking and drinking are worst. The world is going to an end bla bla bla..

They’ve been driving alcohol before the birth of Jesus..

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by zealousayo(m): 8:03am On Feb 15
Another one...
Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by fiyinfoluwa29093: 8:05am On Feb 15
The white man did us strong thing. Vatican contains untapped written secrets from Alexandria library. Secret that can change the world cause of events. Good to read this.

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by baralatie(m): 8:05am On Feb 15
ok
Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by iamyemiakins(m): 8:47am On Feb 15
It's like they want to re-arrange Egypt's geographical entity, this one that they are excavating everywhere in Egypt on a regular basis.
Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by Kapilta(m): 9:13am On Feb 15
I love egyptian sha.

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by kheny12(m): 9:37am On Feb 15
Egyptian have many historical record.Egypt and Ethiopia are Africa oldest countries.

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by Emmynoelcrypto: 9:39am On Feb 15
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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by Nairalandian(m): 1:00pm On Feb 15
EmeraldKing7:
Geography killed Africa

Ancient Egypt was far too sophisticated for her time and that knowledge would have been spread across the continent if not for the inaccessible terrains and the multiple heterogeneous settlements

I guess all that knowledge fizzled out to the middle east throughout to Asia and then Europe....All thanks majorly to the Silk road which made trading and all sorts of political, religious and cultural interactions easier
Forget all this grammar
Africas problem lies beyond Geography

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Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by ByFaith1: 8:10pm On Feb 15
Omo..
Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by ipobarethieves: 8:11pm On Feb 15
shocked
Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by ipobarethieves: 8:11pm On Feb 15
sad sad undecided
Re: World’s Oldest Brewery In Ancient Egyptian City Discovered By Archaeologists by kingxsamz(m): 8:12pm On Feb 15
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Lol, this one cannot be called a lie because it doesn't exceed 6000 years. grin

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