After dissolving the sample, the researchers purified its protein constituents and analyzed them with liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry.
But for Dr. Enrico Greco, an Italian researcher who led an effort to chemically analyze what his team called "probably the most ancient archaeological solid residue of cheese ever found to date", the expired snack is just as much a snapshot of the distant past as it is a culinary curiosity. One contained a "solidified whitish mass" and a piece of canvas fabric they believe could have been to cover the jar or preserve what's inside it.
While the sample from Ptahmes's tomb may have been diseased, ancient people actually used cheese as medicine, Dr Greco said.
They found signs of a bacterium known in modern medicine to cause brucellosis, a highly contagious disease that can be transmitted from infected animals to humans through unpasteurized meat and dairy products. "The constituting material was a dairy product obtained by mixing sheep or goat and cow milk".
Dr Greco said: "The interactions for thousands of years with the strong alkaline environment of the incorporating soil rich in sodium carbonate and the desertic conditions did not prevent the identification of specific peptide markers which showed high stability under these stressing conditions".
The team of archaeologists from the Universities of Cairo and Catania, found the festering cheese buried in a tomb that was first unearthed in 1885. It was soon lost under drifting sands, only to be recovered more than a century later.
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Ptahmes also served as army chief, overseer of the treasury and royal scribe under Seti I and his son and successor, Ramses II, in the 13th century BC.
Northern Ireland, Scotland and western England, including Lancashire are all expected to feel the effects of the severe weather. As the storm shifts into cooler waters, it is expected to transition into a post-tropical system within the next 24 hours .
However, Reuters cites unnamed officials saying the parade's true cost would be three to nine times higher, at $92 million. The parade was scheduled for the day before the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War.
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Nor some of his peers, including Pouille, who's France club won the 2017 Davis Cup in front of their home crowd. The top team event in men's tennis is often skipped by elite players already facing a crowded schedule.
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A Trump tweet last week announcing a doubling of aluminum and steel tariffs for Turkey triggered the rout in the currency markets. Turkey has responded by declaring that it will raise tariffs on a number of USA imports, including cars, tobacco and spirits.
Qatar said it would provide "a host of economic projects, investments and deposits" worth $15 billion to support Turkey's economy. On Wednesday, the lira traded at 6.4125 to the USA dollar, weakening from a close of 6.3577 a day earlier.
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Sunday will be the next big day to watch as severe weather and very heavy rain look to make their return into the afternoon. With the chance of rain of 60 to 70%, almost all of southeastern North Carolina will receive one or multiple rounds of rain.
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Fasano said the Green has become "a place of despair" and 'no longer an attraction for families or economic development'. There have been mixed reports regarding the possibility that the drugs may have been laced with an opioid.