Evolution of Milk

In the earliest days of human civilization

Milk, was the only vital source of survival

In India, the sacred cow became a symbol of nourishment and fertility

Egyptians, depicted scenes of milking cows their temple walls emphasizing  importance of milk.

Rigveda (Hindu Scripture) The Rigveda, one of the oldest sacred texts of Hinduism, mentions milk in various hymns

Ancient Egyptian Wall Paintings  In ancient Egypt, wall paintings from around 2000 BC depict scenes of cattle being milked.

Sumerian Cuneiform Tablets  These tablets, dating back to around  3000 BC, detail the production of cheese and butter !

Ancient Greek and Roman Literature The Greek physician Hippocrates wrote about the nutritional value of milk.  Roman literature mentions the consumption of milk and cheese

Ancient Chinese Documents Ancient Chinese texts, such as the Shijing  (Book of Odes), mention the use of milk and dairy products

Indus Valley Civilization Archaeological excavations of the Indus Valley Civilization, around 2500 BC, uncovered pottery with traces of milk residues.

From ancient civilizations to contemporary milk has played an essential role in our diets and cultures.