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A funerary feast fit for King Midas

A royal banquet has been reconstructed from residues in pots found inside the tomb.

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Figure 1: Analysis of vessel contents in the ‘King Midas’ tomb.


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McGovern, P., Glusker, D., Moreau, R. et al. A funerary feast fit for King Midas. Nature 402, 863–864 (1999).

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