Ancient foodies: Study reveals dietary preferences of Jordan Valley early humans
It’s not quite gefilte fish or foie gras — but it’s close.
According to new research in Israel and the United States, ancient humans around the Sea of Galilee could have opted for a varied diet of fish and birds, but mostly went for carp and geese.
The study by the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the University of Connecticut shows evidence that thousands of years ago humans cultivated a menu by their preference for certain foods, even when others were more easily available. It also offers evidence that these ancient eaters developed specialties in collecting and processing these ...