2,400 year old bowl of soup found in tomb of ancient soldier and its still liquid

It's most likely past its sell by date but Chinese archaeologists believe they have discovered a 2,400 year old bowl of soup. Sealed in a three-legged bronze cooking pot, the culinary find was dug up from a tomb near the ancient capital of Xian.
It is 8in high and 10in in diameter and would have been used for cooking and serving meat.
Archaeologists said the soup, which contained several bones, was still liquid but had turned green due to the oxidisation of the bronze. It is because the tomb was so tightly sealed that the liquid did not evaporate.
Liu Daiyun, of the Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology, said: 'It's the first discovery of bone soup in Chinese archaeological history... Read More

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