Archaeologists uncover ancient Egyptian brewery--in Israel

March 30, 2015 3:14 PM

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A construction site in Tel Aviv has given up evidence of a bit of 5,000-year-old revelry in the form of an early Bronze Age brewery in 17 pits dating from 3500BC to 3000BC, Haaretz reports.

Though the pits would have stored agricultural produce, they were "all full of findings, large ceramic vessels, jars, pots, and basins," says dig supervisor Diego Barkan.

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