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Professor Tries Out Ancient Recipes That Are Almost 4000 Years Old

The professor of conservation biology at the University of Cambridge Bill Sutherland cooked up some very intricate meals as carved on an ancient Mesopotamian tablet. Bill showed what to expect from such ancient delicacies in a viral Twitter thread.

The professor cooked some of the oldest recipes existing from a Mesopotamian tablet and his thread went viral

Mesopotamia meal recipes tablet

Bill’s Babylonian dining consisted of 4 intricate dishes and a loaf of bread

Simply delicious lamb stew with a sharp edge

Show-stealer Tuh’u packed with flavor

babylonian meal recipes tablet

Laden with bread crumbs, the “Unwinding” looks cool but lacked some character

Mesopotamia meal recipes tablet

babylonian meal recipes tablet

babylonian meal recipes

This modern version of Elamite broth has no sheep’s blood in it

Mesopotamia meal recipes tablet

babylonian meal recipes tablet

babylonian meal recipes tablet

Apparently, there’s a whole book dedicated to Babylonian cuisine

babylonian meal recipes tablet