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Chicken and mussels

Soldiers could use their salary to improve their diet. Poultry was considerably more expensive than beef and pork.

Mussels from the Main river were apparently also fairly scare and expensive fare. Imported dates, figs, and almonds were highly valued luxury goods.

Terra Sigillalta bowl with bone finds, Landschaftsmuseum Seligenstadt
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Shells from the Main, antique find in Landschaftsmuseum Seligenstadt
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1 Terra Sigillalta bowl with bone finds, Landschaftsmuseum Seligenstadt © Landschaftsmuseum Seligenstadt 2 Shells from the Main, antique find in Landschaftsmuseum Seligenstadt © Landschaftsmuseum Seligenstadt

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