First evidence for early baby bottles used to feed animal milk to prehistoric babies

September 26, 2019 - General

A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has found the first evidence that prehistoric babies were fed animal milk using the equivalent of modern-day baby bottles.

Late Bronze Age feeding vessels from Vosendorf, Austria
[Credit: Enver-Hirsch © Wien Museum]Possible infant feeding vessels, made from clay, first appear in Europe in the Neolithic (at around 5,000 BC), becoming more commonplace throughout the Bronze and…

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