Archaeology reveals sacred bread’s 14,000-year tradition

Archaeology has revealed the earliest known bread appears to have been made for use in a ceremonial or religious context some 14,400 years ago.

Investigations in a remote desert site in north-east Jordan, suggests that the bread was probably consumed as part of a ceremonial or ritually important communal meal.

It is 5000 years more ancient than the previously known oldest example of bread. Read more

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