Philip has just given an interview for Atlas Obscura, all about his adventures in making Ugaritic cookies. As regular readers will know, this is more than just baking – this is a lovely opportunity to work on replica Ugaritic cuneiform tablets, think about how they were inscribed, and then eat the results afterwards!
You can read the article here:
When Ancient Writing Is an Art, Science, and Snack
You can also view this video that sparked the article by visiting this post:
Baking With CREWS – Ugaritic Tablet Biscuits
And if this makes you keen for more, have a look at some of our earlier posts on the theme of ancient baking, such as:
Making and baking inscriptions
If you have a go at making your own edible inscriptions, please do let us know! You can use our contact form, find us on Twitter (@crewsproject) or send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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I think I might have a go at baking something using Linear B script. Not sure what yet though !!