TITLE

Raising a glass to the Sumerians

PUB. DATE
November 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/16/92, Vol. 113 Issue 19, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces that a report last week in `Nature' magazine credits the Sumerians as being the world's first beer drinkers. Evidence; Researcher Virginia Badler, from the University of Toronto, discovered a beer mug; Archaeological chemist Patrick McGovern's conclusion that the Sumerians used beer for nutritional and recreational purposes.
ACCESSION #
9211163281

 

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