lec06 (dragged) 3

lec06 (dragged) 3 - Table 2 Evidence for fruit crops in...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
26 Table 2. Evidence for fruit crops in Egypt. Source: Adapted from Darby et al., 1976. Earliest record Type of Common name Scientific name (dynasty or period) evidence Date palm Phoenix dactylifera Pre-dynastic Archeological Doum palm Hyphaene thebaica Pre-dynastic Archeological Sycomore fig Ficus sycomorus Pre-dynastic Archeological Jujube (Christ’s thorn) Ziziphus spina-Christi I (Old Kingdom) Archeological Fig Ficus carica II (Old Kingdom) Artistic Grape Vitis vinifera II (Old Kingdom) Archeological Hegelig Balanites aegyptiaca III (Old Kingdom) Archeological Persea ( lebakh ) Mimusops shimperi III (Old Kingdom) Archeological Argun palm Medemia argun V (Old Kingdom) Archeological Carob* Ceratonia siliqua XII (Middle Kingdom) Archeological Pomegranate Punica granatum XII (Middle Kingdom) Archeological Egyptian plum Cordia myxa XVIII (New Kingdom) Archeological ( sehestem, mokheit ) Olive Olea europea XVIII (New Kingdom) Archeological Apple Malus ! domestica XVIIII (New Kingdom) Literary
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course HIST 302 taught by Professor Jensic during the Summer '10 term at Purdue.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online