History October 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm

From inventing toothpaste to being a lover of beer, here are 10 facts about ancient Egypt you didn’t know

Michael Eli Dokosi | Staff Writer

Michael Eli Dokosi October 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm

October 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm | History

Beer love

Pharaohs are depicted as being statuesque, but members of the nobility were often obese and in poor health because of the Egyptian diet of meat, beer, wine, bread, and honey. Modern examinations of mummies indicate that many Egyptian rulers were unhealthy, overweight, and often suffered from diabetes.

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