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History of Bread

The history of bread begins with the dawn of our civilization during the Neolithic period (8,000 BC). Flour came from dried or roasted wheat seeds that had been ground or pounded between two stones. Then it was boiled and left to dry in the sun.

Millstone, cereal milling tool. Neolithic period of Greece 6800-3300 BC.

Replica of an ancient Greek figurine of a woman baking, early 5th century BC

Replica of a Theban clay figurine of a ploughman, early 6th century BC.

Servant grinding wheat. Archaeological Museum of Athens. Egyptian collection 2416-2392 BC.