Bread is food made of flour, water, and yeast or another leavening agent, mixed together and baked.
INVENTOR AND INVENTION
The Ancient Egyptians are believed to have invented bread, based on the earliest evidence found, in the Old Kingdom period of their civilisation, circa 2435-2305 BCE.
The invention of bread came about through their seasonal routine of husbandry around the cereal crops, specifically on transforming those crops into staple food. Below is an image of conical loaves recovered from the Great Tomb, North Necropolis, Gebelein, 5th Dynasty, Old Kingdom:
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Below is an outline of the (supposed) process that was used to make bread:
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