Saturday, August 18, 2012

Curio Chocolat: Chocolate vessels



In the 1920s, cylinder vessels similar to those used in Mesoamerica to hold chocolate beverages were discovered at Pueblo Bonito (860–1128), the largest multistory masonry complex, or “Great House,” at New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon. (Courtesy Patricia Crown, from the collections of the American Museum of Natural History, photograph by Marianne Tyndall)

Source - http://www.archaeology.org/1011/abstracts/chocolate.html

Related Read - http://chocolate-snob.blogspot.com/2009/02/first-sign-of-chocolate-in-ancient-us.html

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