Monday, June 06, 2022

Were ancient Israelite women in charge of beer?

ALE AGENCY AND ARCHAEOLOGY? PODCAST: In ancient Israel, a woman’s place was in the home making beer. Through careful analysis of oven placement and grindstones, archaeologist Prof. Jennie Ebeling shows how women in antiquity had much more agency than previously thought (Amanda Borschel-Dan, Times of Israel).

I noted a recent essay by Prof. Ebeling here. For more on her work on the Jezreel Expedition, see here.

For many PaleoJudaica posts on ancient beer, see here and links (cf. here).

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