Frances Collier: Butser Ancient Farm. "The interior of the house was an ideal place for the drying and preservation of food. Smoke and heat from the constant fire would have smoked meat and fish, and would have dried herbs and other plants perfectly. Salt was another means of preserving meat for the cold winter months."
Date Created/Published: November Summary: Two Dakota women hanging meat to dry on poles, tent in background. Photograph by Edward S. Curtis, Curtis (Edward S.) Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.
You are looking at an intriguing picture of a Sarsi Indian woman cooking over campfire, in Alberta, Canada. It was taken in 1927 by Edward S. The picture presents a Sarsi Indian woman cooking over campfire, in Alberta, Canada.
An ancient refrigerator. By 400 BC, Persian engineers had mastered the technique of storing ice in the middle of summer in the desert. The ice was brought in during the winters from nearby mountains in bulk amounts, and stored in a Yakhchal, or ice-pit.
This tool, an example of Stone Age technology used to grind crops and other materials, was discovered at the archaeological dig at Choirokoitia, a Neolithic settlement near the southern coast of Cyprus. The site dates to at least