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A 3500-Year-Old Lunch Box Discovered in Switzerland Once Contained Cereal from the Bronze Age

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Approximately 3,500 years ago, a traveler was making their way through a mountain pass in the Swiss Alps and dropped their lunch box.

Archaeologists reveal that they discovered the wooden container some 8,500 feet above sea level.

This discovery could help archaeologists shed new light on the spread and exploitation of cereal grains thanks to this rare find.

Expecting to find milk residue left behind from a porridge-type meal that was typically eaten by a hunter or herder making their way through the Alps, the researchers were caught by surprise when they found something totally different.

Continue to the next page to find out what was inside.

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