Fantastic and Weird History

The Telegraph runs some extracts from a book on the Ancient Egyptians.

Peasants ate bread that was so coarse it wore away their teeth.

Err, that was pretty much true of everyone who ate bread made from flour ground between stones, wasn\’t it?

3 comments on “Fantastic and Weird History

  1. Didn’t know this. It is now locked away in my memory banks for when the world is thrown back to some prehistoric state and I have to rebuild civilisation one mill at a time. I best brush up on my ability to recognise metal ores.

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