Englebert Slaptyback: What tardmitter thinks "intact" might look like:[media.fromthegrapevine.com image 824x618]
bighairyguy: Aulus: Since the article says the wine is long gone, no party.If it had been a Greek wine cellar, they might actually have still contained as their casks were Hermestically sealed.
bighairyguy: 3 drachma Chuck?
marius2: You got my hopes up that some of the wine was still there :(Bad Subby.
LazyMedia: Not to debate your main point, but those aren't wine jars. Those would have stored olives or walnuts. Wine amphorae are narrower, with necks you can pour from.
Aulus: Since the article says the wine is long gone, no party.
Aulus: Since the article says the wine is long gone, no party.The only still preserved foodstuff I know of is a small quantity of 2500 year old honey found in a tomb in Paestum, a Greek colony in Italy. Due to the nature of honey, it is theoretically still edible, but no one has been brave enoughallowed to step up to actually try it.
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