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“Timeless” Egyptians?

The shocking work shows that at a time when much of human society was still in its infancy in Stone Age villages, the Egyptians organized their lives in impossibly modern ways.

According to Ancient Originsalthough evidence of ancient beer has been found in many civilizations dating back 5,000-13,000 years, it is one of the earliest evidence of industrial “standard” brewing activity ever found. .

Brewery on the banks of the Nile: Egyptians 'out of time'?  - Photo 1.

Large ceramic tanks with many different uses in the brewing process are arranged into giant lines, operating in rhythm with a “huge” capacity not inferior to modern breweries – Photo: Antiquities Council Supreme Egypt

According to Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, the evidence suggests that the ancient brewery was in operation during the time of pharaoh Narmer, who unified Egypt at the beginning of the First Dynasty (year 3150 to 2613 BC).

The brewery consists of 8 huge production lines, 20-35 meters long, 2.5 meters wide, containing up to 80 ceramic tanks used for the stages of grinding raw materials, boiling grain and water mixtures. …

If all the structures operate in unison, the brewery will produce up to 50,000 liters of finished beer per brew. These beers were supplied to many major cities of the empire.

Brewery on the banks of the Nile: Egyptians 'out of time'?  - Photo 2.

Brewery ruins in Egypt – Photo: Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities

“This represents a real scale of industrial production, even by modern standards” – Abydos Archaeology quote researchers.

Egyptian civilization has long had a magical effect on archeology, as the Egyptians seem to have built a world of their own with a level of technology and social organization that is timeless compared to the rest of the world. gender. Archaeologists suspect that the Egyptians “industrialized” manufacturing in many other areas, with many surprising monuments hidden in the desert.

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