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Patrick McGovern is the Scientific Director of the Biomolecular Archaeology Project for Cuisine, Fermented Beverages, and Health at the University of Pennsylvania Museum in Philadelphia, where he is also an Adjunct Professor of Anthropology. In the popular imagination, he is known as the "Indiana Jones of Ancient Ales, Wines, and Extreme Beverages." Read more
Caption: Patrick McGovern in his laboratory, examining and "sniffing" out a 3000-year-old millet wine, which was preserved inside a tightly lidded bronze vessel from an elite tomb at Anyang. Photo by Penn Museum.