๛Archaeologists find earliest evidence of bread

  • Published on Jul 17, 2018
  • ๛Archaeologists find earliest evidence of bread Charred crumbs found in a pair of ancient fireplaces have been identified as the earliest examples of bread, suggesting it was being prepared long before the dawn of agriculture. The remains – tiny lumps a few millimetres in size – were discovered by archaeologists at a site in the Black Desert in north-east Jordan. Using radiocarbon-dating of charred plant materials found within the hearths, the team found the fireplaces were used just over 14,000 years ago. “Bread has been seen as a product of...