Eggs were really used when building the Charles Bridge!!! Certified.

Denik Metropole presented the outcome of latest scientific research, which had the aim to finally find out the truth about eggs in Charles Bridge mortar. According to the legend, Charles IV ordered to add egg yolks to make it more hard. We don’t have to say according to the legend anymore – it was proven he really ordered to put eggs to the Charles Bridge.

The scientists deeply scanned the calcic mortar from 14th century, found out there are egg proteins. The detailed analysis information are going to be red by the mayor Mayor Bem at the opening ceremony of the new Charles Bridge museum. At Krizovnicke namesti in Prague. Its exposition has one pearl – a new, unique model of Charles Bridge building, depicting all the phrases and 350 workers.

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