Archaeologists Discover Ancient Olive Oil in Italy
The world's #1 source for the latest olive oil news and information including health and nutrition, cooking with olive oil and reviews. A team of researchers from the University of South Florida has discovered olive oil residue on potsherds dating back to the Bronze Age. The sherds were discovered by Italian archaeologist Giuseppe Voza, while he was excavating a site in Sicily back in the 1990s. Two decades later, conservators from the Archaeological Museum of Siracusa reconstructed the pot.