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Seed of Civilization

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Seed of Civilization

4 color linoleum block print
Signed/Numbered limited edition of 100
Canson Edition antique white paper stock

Created for the Screens & Suds Chicago event, The Seed of Civiliation acknowledges the humble beginnings of brewing and the theory that the brewing of beer actually spurred on civilization as we know it.

"May beer have helped lead to the rise of civilization? It's a possibility, some archaeologists say.

Their argument is that Stone Age farmers were domesticating cereals not so much to fill their stomachs but to lighten their heads, by turning the grains into beer. That has been their take for more than 50 years, and now one archaeologist says the evidence is getting stronger." Read more...

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