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Table 1. Evidence for fruit crops in Egypt. Source: Janick (2002a) adapted from Darby et al. (1976). Fruit crop Binomial Earliest record (dynasty or period) Type of 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)
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Unformatted text preview: 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 Olive Olea europea XVIII (New Kingdom) Archeological Apple Malus u domestica XVIIII (New Kingdom) Literary Peach Prunus persica Graeco-Roman Archeological Pear Pyrus communis Graeco-Roman Archeological Cherry Prunus avium;P. cerasus 5 BCE Literary Citron Citrus medica 2 nd century CE Literary 55...
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