Jars of Plenty | Science News

MISSION CRITICAL

Support credible science journalism.

Subscribe to Science News today.


Feature

Jars of Plenty

Ancient Greek trading vessels carried much more than wine

By
11:50am, December 2, 2011

Wine flowed freely from ancient Greece during its golden age, but new work suggests nuts and various herbs were also in demand.

With the help of DNA analysis, scientists are getting a present-day look at centuries-old trade in the Mediterranean. Such studies may help debunk some long

This article is available only to subscribing members. Join the Society today or Log in.

Get Science News headlines by e-mail.

More from this issue of Science News

From the Nature Index Paid Content