Wheat ready for harvest.
This tablet includes 25 recipes for stews, 21 are meat stews and 4 are vegetable stews. The recipes list the ingredients and the order in which they should be added, but does not give measures or cooking time - they were clearly meant only for experienced chefs. YBC 4644 from the Old Babylonian Period, ca. 1750 BC
It was not unusual for people to share drinking utensils. Food was served with spoons or bare hands. Knives were used, but it was expected that diners arrive with their own. Only the most special guests were provided with their own personal knife. Forks were available in some parts of Europe, though not commonly used until the 16th century.
A copy of La Saincte Bible en Francoys, translated by Jacques Lefevre d’Etaples, vol.II. Book bound for Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. This copy form Antwerp was made in 1534 and was specially bound for Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Crowned Tudor roses and ‘HA’ ciphers appear on the binding of both volumes together with evangelical texts in French.
Pre-Achaemenid Silver and Gold Vessel in the Form of a Hero and a Winged Bull Found in Eastern Anatolia, Mesopotamia, and western Iran in the beginning of the 1st millennium BCE