Archaeologists have found the world's 'oldest pretzel'

March 12, 2015 2:13 PM

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Archaeologists have found the world's 'oldest pretzel'

In this March 9, 2015 photo a staff member of the museum presents the remains of 250-year old pretzels and buns at the History Museum in Regensburg. (AP Photo/dpa, Armin Weigel)

Archaeologists digging in Germany's state of Bavaria probably weren't expecting to find a snack. But that's exactly what turned up last summer at a site in Regensburg on the Danube River, a location that had previously given up the remains of some gallows and a 1,200-year-old wooden house.

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