What did ancient Romans eat at sporting events? 🤼‍♀️

How about a trip back in time to ancient Rome? Archaeologists recently discovered the remains of 1900-year-old food in the sewers of the Colosseum. The snacks on offer were definitely far different than the snacks you’d find today! 👀


Have you ever been to a sporting event? When you went to said sporting event, did you get something to eat? What was it, like chips, pretzels, hot dogs, cookies, etc.?

Well, if you were in ancient Rome, you would’ve gotten something very different!

Archaeologists found the remains of 1,900-year-old food in the drainage system of the Colosseum in Rome.

The excavation work started in 2021 and archaeologists have since found traces of olives, nuts, meats, cherries, grapes, figs, blackberries, and peaches.

So, if you were ever wondering what an ancient Roman ate, there you go!

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