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Ancient Roman culinary preferences revealed in Ashkelon excavation

December 19, 2019 - General

Archaeological excavations conducted by the IAA near Ashkelon uncovered an ancient industrial area with winepresses and rarely discovered installations for producing a popular fish sauce, the preparation of which involved strong odours.

The Ashkelon first century garum-production site
[Credit: Asaf Peretz, IAA]
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Vats used to produce fish sauce (garum) that are among the few known…

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