A well-preserved granary, built with mud bricks and lined with grass and lime, dating back to 2500 BC was found at the site of Rakhigarhi. This site is only one of many that have recently come to light, and that help support the idea that the Harappan civilization had its roots on the banks of the rivers Saraswati and Drishadvati.
Archaeologists have uncovered the Atlantic Garden, a beer garden that served German beverages and food, in a family-friendly environment. Discovered at 50 Bowery in New York City, the excavations revealed many intact bottles, mugs, and plates, to the delight of the archaeologists. The tavern, that opened in 1860 and closed in 1916, has a lively and interesting history which the archaeologists are beginning to bring back to light.
Neanderthals may have boiled their food, this according to John Speth. He speculates that these early humans may have used skin or birch bark bags to boil their food. If this is true, then this would push back the use of fire by thousands of years.
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