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Plowing Egyptian Farmer
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Plowing Egyptian Farmer

circa. 1200 BCE Burial chamber of Sennedjem, Scene: Plowing farmer. "Sennedjem" plowing: (1st and 2nd column in front: "Behold"-(i+Crown), "plowing-by-Hand-(earth), in Osiris's House-Two Lands(of Egypt), col 2: "Sennedjem, ..."True of...
Inca Agricultural Terracing
Imageby McKay Savage

Inca Agricultural Terracing

An Inca circular terracing used to increase agricultural yield. Moray, Peru, 15-16th century CE.
Threshing of Grain in Egypt
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Threshing of Grain in Egypt

From the grave of Menna, the agricultural scribe of the Pharaoh. Scene: Threshing of grain. c. 1422-1411 BCE
March, Les Très Riches Heures
Imageby Limbourg Brothers

March, Les Très Riches Heures

Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, a medieval illuminated manuscript illustration depicting the work on an agricultural estate during the month of March. In the background, Mesuline is flying in dragon form over Lusignan Castle, c. 1412-1440...
Wooden model of a man ploughing with oxen
Imageby Trustees of the British Museum

Wooden model of a man ploughing with oxen

From Egypt Middle Kingdom, about 2040-1750 BC An ancient Egyptian farmer at work This model was originally placed in a tomb. Models showing various stages in the production of food were placed in wealthy burials of the Middle Kingdom...
Inca Qollqa
Imageby Stevage

Inca Qollqa

Inca qollqa (storehouses) used for storing grain and other foodstuffs. 15-16th century CE, Ollantaytambo.
Egyptian Hoe
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Egyptian Hoe

Wooden hoe formed from a wooden handle-shaft, separate wooden blade inserted into a hole in the shaft, and rope bridging the two pieces. This allowed the angle of the blade to be adjusted.
Silver Stater, Metapontum
Imageby Mark Cartwright

Silver Stater, Metapontum

Silver stater from Metapontum, 520 BCE. O: Ear of wheat, R: same incuse. (Alpha Bank Numismatics Museum, Kerkyra, Corfu)
Medieval Peasants Threshing
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Medieval Peasants Threshing

A 14th century CE manuscript illustration showing peasants threshing wheat. (Luttrell Psalter, British Library, London)
Millet
Imageby Claus Rebler

Millet

Millet was a cereal widely used in the ancient world.
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