Found in Egypt one of the most ancient cheeses in the world

Edible discovery found in the burial in Saqqara.

В Египте найден один из самых древних сыров в мире

Researchers at the Italian University of Catania in cooperation with Cairo University and studied objects from the tomb at Saqqara near Cairo. Besides human remains, clothing, and jewelry, was found by one of the oldest cheese in the world. According to scientists, it was produced between 1290 and 1213 BC

Researchers have been able to dismantle the lab of its composition, however, detected dangerous bacteria. In Ancient Egypt was common, “Mediterranean fever”, which could affect both animals and people. It is known that it is dangerous the appearance of on the skin, lesions of internal organs, and ultimately, renal failure.

By the way, thousands of years ago when graves was made to put household items, food, money, clothes. Ancestors believed in an afterlife.

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