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

Discovering Ancient Food at Stanford University

Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Stanford Archaeology Center

TIMELINE

ASL Current Projects

INNER MONGOLIA

PROJECT

SHIMAO

PROJECT

XIPO

PROJECT

EGYPTIAN POTS

PROJECT

YELLOW RIVER

PROJECT

SICHUAN

PROJECT

ALCOHOL IN

HOLY LAND

COPAN

PROJECT

1,046-711 B.C.

ZHOUYUAN

PROJECT

YINXU

PROJECT

1,300-1,046 B.C.

SHANGSHAN PROJECT

Archaeological Science Lab

OUR  PROJECTS  IN 

THE  NEWS

STANFORD

NEWS

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

ELSEVIER

"A prehistoric thirst for craft beer"

SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE

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

ATLAS OBSCURA

"Found: Evidence of the Oldest Beer Ever Brewed"

STANFORD ARCHAEOLOGY CENTER

DEPARTMENT OF EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES

Members

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Themes

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Lab

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Collaborative Institutions

Inner Mongolia Institute of Cultural Relics and
Archaeology

Ulanqab Museum

About Us

We are a team of archaeologists discovering ancient food cultures around the world.

Drop By

488 Escondido Mall

Building 500

Stanford, CA 94305