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Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in Food, History, Israel, Middle East | 0 comments

Afterlife snack: Jar of toads popped open in 4,000-year-old Canaanite tomb dig

A 4,000-year-old Canaanite “burial kit” has been found in Jerusalem and includes an afterlife snack pack of nine decapitated frogs. Discovered in a salvage excavation near Jerusalem’s Biblical zoo, a set of intact jars and their contents shed new light on funerary rites of the Middle Bronze period — and give a window into an ancient…