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The use of pottery in the Old Kingdom

round globular vessel are used for carrying water (Paice 1997: fig. 15a; Faltings 1998: 5-20)

bread mould in which bread was baked (Paice 1997: fig. 14a; Faltings 1998: 125-137, Abb. 9-10; Egyptian: bDA)

vessels for beer making are very common on sites of the Old Kingdom (Faltings 1998: 204-22)


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