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34 G A B C D E F Fig. 9. Grape harvest and wine making. A. Grapes are collected from a round arbor and workers crush grapes by stomping while balancing on cords hanging from a frame. Wine is stored in amphorae. From a tomb at Thebes, Egypt, ca. 1500 BCE . Source: Singer et al., 1954, Fig. 185. B. Manufacture and registration of wine. Late Pharaonic-Ptolemaic period, Tomb of Petosiris. Source Darby et al., 1976, Fig. 14.15. C. Pressing grapes in an early Egyptian bag press where the bag is squeezed by poles. From a tomb at Saqqara, ca. 2500 BCE . Source: Darby et al., 1976, Fig. 14.4. D. Expressing juice of grapes by twisting a bag press in which the ends are held apart in a frame.
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Unformatted text preview: An inspector tests the cloth for holes. From a tomb at Beni Hasan, ca. 1500 BCE . Source: Darby et al., 1976, Fig. 14.3. E. Preparation of wine showing both foot pressing and a bag press. From a mural in the palace of Thebes of the reign of Amenopsis II, 1450–1425 BCE . Source: Goor and Nurock, 1968, p. 20. F. Wine jars found in the tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amon. The lid beards the stamp of the Pharaoh. In the jar on the right note the safety opening made in the lid to allow gases out, later closed with a plug of clay. Source: Darby et al., 1976, Fig. 14.8,9. G. Mixing wines by siphoning, perhaps at a banquet. Source: Darby et al., 1976, Fig. 14.7....
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