The Ancient Kitchen: Natural Relationships

Anthropomorphic Pot, Quimbaya 1st Century BC

Anthropomorphic Pot

Quimbaya 1st Century BC

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Dependent solely on their local environments for their sustenance, ancient cultures began to generate powerful relationships between food and the natural world. The relationships between the plants and animals they consumed developed rich religious, social, and intellectual systems which became visualized in kitchen tools.

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