Penn Museum: Ancient Alcohol and Civilizations

Code: TT41469

Dates: February 23, 2023

Meets: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Sessions: 1

Location: Penn Museum

Course Fee: $65.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.

NEW Explore how our ancestors partied like it was 5000 BCE! On this guided tour, view early vessels revealing the secrets of ancient drinking games and King Midas' banquet beverage, one of the world’s oldest wine jars, a queen’s golden beer straw, and Egyptian hieroglyphs of alcohol rations for the afterlife. Learn of the ancient fermented beverages brought back to life by a Penn biomolecular archaeologist, and then taste-test Flying Fish Exit 3 Blueberry Braggot—a beer that tastes very similar to these ancient recipes. Please note the walking/standing scale for this activity is 2 FEET which means Moderate Walking and Some Standing.
Fee: $65.00
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