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A 2,000-Year-Old Lump of Butter Was Found in Ireland — And It’s Theoretically Still Edible

An enormous 2,000-year-old lump of butter was discovered in a bog by an Irish farmer earlier this month.

Jack Conway, from Maghera, Ireland stumbled across an immense 22-pound ball of ancient butter in a bog, a soft, wet and muddy terrain. According to The Irish Times, the “bog butter” was buried five meters deep in Ireland’s northern Cavan County. Andy Halpin, head of the national museum’s antiquities department, told the paper: