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lec06 (dragged) 9 - BCE . Source: Darby et al., 1976, Fig....

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32 A B C D E F G Fig. 6. Harvesting and handling grain. A. Reaping grain and tying sheaves. Tomb at Mena at Thebes, ca. 1420 BCE . Source Darby et al., 1976, Fig. 11.4c. B. Reaping wheat in New Kingdom. Heads are cut short and cast into a net, from a tomb at Thebes ca. 1420 BCE . Source: Singer et al., 1954, Fig. 357. C. Harvesting wheat in Old Kingdom, Saqqara, ca. 2400 BCE . Source: Singer et al. 1954, Fig. 359. D. Oxen threshing grain. Tomb of Mena at Thebes ca. 1420
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Unformatted text preview: BCE . Source: Darby et al., 1976, Fig. 11.4b. E. (Above) Winnowing grain by tossing the grain into the air with wooden scoops. (Below) Husked grain is measured in bushels before storage. From a tomb at Thebes ca. 1420 BCE . Source: Singer et al., 1954, Fig. 358 F. Grinding wheat in a saddle-quern. ca. 2500 BCE . Source: Singer et al. 1954, Fig. 176. G. Bakery in Rameses IIIs tomb at Thebes. Source: Darby et al., 1976, Fig. 12.14....
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