Growing by Biblical portions: Last Supper paintings over Millennium depict growing appetites

Monday, March 22, 2010 - 17:21 in Paleontology & Archaeology

The sizes of the portions and plates in more than four dozen depictions of the Last Supper - painted over the past 1,000 years - have gradually grown bigger and bigger, according to a Cornell University study published in The International Journal of Obesity (April 2010), a peer-reviewed publication.

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