Researchers have found the world's example of bread. The researchers found 24 ancient breadcrumbs on an dig in Jordan. The breadcrumbs were burnt, which is they survived for so . The crumbs come from bread made about 14,000 years . This means that Stone Age people were baking bread. This is 4,000 years than scientists thought. The who baked the bread lived in Jordan from 12,500 to 9,500 B.C. They were hunter-. They lived of years before humans settled down to become .
The were made from cereals such as barley, and oats. The researcher said the bread took a long time to make. The ancient people ground the cereals into and mixed it with to make dough. After that, they baked it in hot or on a hot stone. The bread looked like the pitta bread made across the Middle East. Another said the bread could be one reason why the revolution started. Stone Age people understood it was easier to farm the wheat for bread of collecting it from the wild.