Aan tafel in het Oude Mannenhuis te DelftHondelink, M., 1-Dec-2018, In : Paleo-aktueel. 29, p. 103-114 11 p.
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This paper focuses on providing a nuanced picture of the daily meal consumed at the Oude Mannenhuis, an almshouse for elderly men in Early Modern Delft (1411-1792). It aims to do so by combining historical documents dealing with food-purchase orders and archaeobotanical macro remains taken from the cesspits. The historical documents, written by the steward, suggest a frugal and monotonous diet, which appears to be incomplete as it lacks generic food items such as fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices known to have been consumed during the
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - 1-Dec-2018|
- Archeobotanie, Geschiedenis, Eten, Delft