Unlocking

THE ANCIENT RECIPES

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Our Mission

Our mission is to explore many aspects of foodways in ancient societies worldwide, with a focus on China

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Discovering Ancient Food at Stanford University

Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Stanford Archaeology Center

TIMELINE

ASL Current Projects

INNER MONGOLIA

PROJECT

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SHIMAO

PROJECT

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XIPO

PROJECT

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EGYPTIAN POTS

PROJECT

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YELLOW RIVER

PROJECT

SICHUAN

PROJECT

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ALCOHOL IN

HOLY LAND

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COPAN

PROJECT

1,046-711 B.C.

ZHOUYUAN

PROJECT

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YINXU

PROJECT

1,300-1,046 B.C.

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SHANGSHAN PROJECT

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Yahui
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Featured Publications

By our members

Archaeological Science Lab

OUR  PROJECTS  IN 

THE  NEWS

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STANFORD

NEWS

"An ancient thirst for beer may have inspired agriculture, Stanford archaeologists say"

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ELSEVIER

"A prehistoric thirst for craft beer"

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SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE

"Traces of 13,000-Year-Old Beer Found in Israel"

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ATLAS OBSCURA

"Found: Evidence of the Oldest Beer Ever Brewed"

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STANFORD ARCHAEOLOGY CENTER

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DEPARTMENT OF EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES

Members

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Themes

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Lab

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Collaborative Institutions

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Inner Mongolia Institute of Cultural Relics and
Archaeology

Ulanqab Museum

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