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Pottery Says Humans Milked Cows 7,000 Years AgoThe first unequivocal evidence that humans in prehistoric Saharan Africa used cattle for their milk nearly 7,000 years ago is described in research by an international team of scientists, led by the Univ. of Bristol, UK, published in Nature.By analyzing fatty acids extracted from unglazed pottery excavated from an archaeological site in Libya, the researchers showed that dairy fats were processed in the vessels. This first identification of dairying practices in the African continent, by prehistoric Saharan herders, can be reliably dated to the fifth millennium BC.Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news-Chemical-Analysis-Shows-Dairy-Farms-Existed-7000-Years-Ago-062112.aspx

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Pottery Says Humans Milked Cows 7,000 Years Ago

The first unequivocal evidence that humans in prehistoric Saharan Africa used cattle for their milk nearly 7,000 years ago is described in research by an international team of scientists, led by the Univ. of Bristol, UK, published in Nature.

By analyzing fatty acids extracted from unglazed pottery excavated from an archaeological site in Libya, the researchers showed that dairy fats were processed in the vessels. This first identification of dairying practices in the African continent, by prehistoric Saharan herders, can be reliably dated to the fifth millennium BC.

Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news-Chemical-Analysis-Shows-Dairy-Farms-Existed-7000-Years-Ago-062112.aspx

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