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Wine in Ancient Egypt

The oldest attestations of seeds from a grape come from Tell Ibrahim Awad and Buto (before 3000 BC); both sites are situated in the traditional wine producing region of Egypt. Earlier still (about 3500 BC) there are numerous grape seeds from storage jars found in Abydos; it is thought that these were imported from Palestine

UC 795, from Amarna
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UC 47623, pot sherd with grape, found at Memphis
UC 16083 map of Egypt


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