A Taste of the Ancient World:
More Food for Thought

Many artifacts from the ancient world are - in function or in decoration - related to food production or consumption. This section of the exhibit presents a smorgasbord of finds from around the ancient Mediterranean, ranging from an ancient Egyptian 'grain mummy' to a Roman incense burner, from a Greek drinking cup to an Etruscan cinerary urn...

 Pharonic Egypt


The Greco-Roman World







 Fishy Matters

 The Roman Food Industry

 Images on Coins

 Religion and Death

Exhibit Index

 Feeding Karanis

Exhibit Acknowledgements


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