Analysis of dental calculus from a Neanderthal upper jaw found in cave sites in Spy, Belgium, and El Sidrón, Spain, provided new details about the diet of the Neanderthal populations living in Europe between 50000-42000 years ago.
Scientists examined tartar from 1.2-million-year-old teeth, one of the oldest hominin remains discovered in Europe. Food remains from tartar revealed the palaeodiet of the individual.
Archaeologists working in Kłodnica, Eastern Poland, discovered remains of a burnt Early Medieval building. The structure contained broken pottery vessels in which over 30 kilogrammes of legumes seeds were stored.
Remains of 780,000-year-old eating habits of prehistoric men were found near Gesher Benot Yaakov, in a cave by Lake Hula in northern Israel.