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How King Tut Got So Funky

1:00 PM -- According to The Boston Globe, old Toot Uncommon* preferred red wine, at least in the afterlife.

Here's hoping it wasn't f#[email protected]&%g Merlot!

The article further notes that "Patrick McGovern, an American molecular archaeologist, said he has discovered grape residue in northern Iran that dates winemaking to 5400 B.C."

This, it should be noted, is a thousand years before the earliest definitive evidence for beer. Thought you'd want to know.

— Larry, Attack Monkey, Light Reading

*Check out the classic video.

alchemy 12/5/2012 | 2:55:53 AM
re: How King Tut Got So Funky The Bahstun Globe reports:
Scientists believe the first wine discovered in Egypt, buried in King Scorpion's tomb in about 3125 B.C., was produced in Jordan and transported 500 miles by donkey and boat to Egypt, he said. Eventually, grapevines were planted in Egypt.

Larry, merlot-hating Monkey, says:
Here's hoping it wasn't f#[email protected]&%g Merlot!

Scorpion King? Former-Pro Wrestler turned movie actors don't drink Merlot.
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