Archaeologists found that the ancient Hebrews used cannabis in their religious practices. On it informs BBC News.

Researchers believe that hemp containing a psychoactive substance, is burned during worship services.

According to the Israeli media, this is the first evidence of use of drugs in the early Jewish religious practices.

Scientists have discovered well-preserved remains of the substance on the altar of an ancient temple, located in the Negev desert. According to their information, the construction of about 2,700 years.

Earlier, archaeologists discovered in an Egyptian temple of Osiris at Karnak a hidden polychrome — layer paints used in antiquity to create works of art and decoration of architectural elements and sculptures.