University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: E. N. Anderson

Ancient and Modern Foods from the Tarim Basin

What in the World?

By: E. N. Anderson

Walking through the exhibition Secrets of the Silk Road, one is amazed at the well-preserved mummies and colorful textiles. But perhaps the objects that we can identify with most are the food items that may┬áhave been meant to nourish the dead in the afterlife. Is that a spring roll? A wonton? Yes, and they are […]