2000 Year Old Edible Butter Found In A Bog In Ireland

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A turf cutter has recently found 22 pound chunk of butter in a bog in Meath County, Ireland. The butter was sent to Cavan Museum for inspection and researchers concluded that the butter was at least 2,000 years old. The interesting thing is the butter is still in edible condition. The butter was made from cow’s milk without salt.

Bog Butter Found In Ireland Photo AP
Bog Butter Found In Ireland Photo AP

Bog butter is common throughout the world as in the olden days, butter made from cow’s milk without salt used to get spoilt due to lack of refrigeration. So people used to encase the milk in wooden cases and bury them in the bog to preserve it. Such butter has been found a number of times but this particular chunk was without a case. Researchers think it was buried as an offering to the gods.

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Soumyajit is an SAP technical consultant with a flair for writing. An avid blog reader, he started off with a free WordPress blog and slowly moved to his own personal news and blog site. Apart from writing he loves reading books, playing table tennis and long bike trips. He is currently trying to learn playing guitar and failing miserably.

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