Author: Elisa Guerra-Doce

Dr. Elisa Guerra-Doce is Associate Professor in European Prehistory at the University of Valladolid, Spain. In 2022 she was awarded a fellowship funded by the Next Generation EU programme, and joined the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, as a Visiting Scholar. She is conducting a project about altered states of consciousness and social complexity in Copper Age Iberia. Her research interests include psychoactive plants, fermented beverages, and salt in Neolithic and Bronze Age Europe.

Cups that Cheered: Bell Beakers and Alcohol in Bronze Age Europe

Evidence for fermented beverages in Bronze Age Beaker pots is limited. But this overview will show that Beakers were indeed used for alcohol in libations and during social occasions.

Elisa Guerra-Doce

4 April 2023

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