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Memphis: Workshops and Industries

Memphis must have been from the beginning an important centre of arts and crafts. The title of the high priest of Ptah is wr xrp Hmwwt - great one of the directors of craftsmen. The local god Ptah is the 'patron deity' of arts and crafts. The workshops found belong mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman Period.

metal workshops
faience workshops
calcite vessel workshop


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