Threshing of Grain in Egypt
From the grave of Menna, the agricultural scribe of the Pharaoh. Scene: Threshing of grain. c. 1422-1411 BCE
Inca qollqa (storehouses) used for storing grain and other foodstuffs. 15-16th century CE, Ollantaytambo.
Satyrs Making Wine
Satyrs making wine, dionysian bas-relief from altar of unknown date, National Archaeological Museum of Athens.
Millet was a cereal widely used in the ancient world.
Egyptian Cattle Herd
This painting shows Egyptian cattle being counted by scribes. The painting found part in the tomb of Nebamun (c. 1350 BCE), an wealthy Egyptian accountant ("scribe and counter of grain") during the New Kingdom period. The paintings are...
Han Dynasty Farm Model
An unglazed model of a farmyard, Han Dyansty, Eastern Han, 25-220 CE. (Museum of Asian Art, Corfu)
July, Les Tres Riches Heures
A medieval manuscript illustration depicting the work on an agricultural estate during the month of July. From 'Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry', c. 1412-1440 CE. (Condé Museum, Château de Chantilly, Oise, France)
Silver Stater, Metapontum
Silver stater from Metapontum, 520 BCE. O: Ear of wheat, R: same incuse. (Alpha Bank Numismatics Museum, Kerkyra, Corfu)
Silo, Phaistos, Crete
The minoan settlement of Phaistos archaeological site, Crete (2000-1400 BCE). A silo for grain storage.
Pilgrims Approach a Farm Couple
A group of Medieval pilgrims approach a couple who stand outside their farm. From the game Old World.