Moments in Meat History Part III- Preservation

Jonathon Markowski
December 26th 2013

The oldest evidence of cold food storage dates back to 1700 BCE. Remains of an ice house were discovered in Assyria, modern-day Iraq. It would have been a simple structure, dome-shaped with a layer of snow recessed below ground level. This marks one of the very first human efforts to preserve cooked meat.

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