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Suckling Pigs and Divine Nobles in Ancient Egypt

[First posted August 2009,  Revised 08 December 2011] The topic of pigs in Ancient Egypt has had a history based, in early years, perhaps more on pigs in Egypt today rather than the raising of pigs based on textual and pictorial … Continue reading

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Roast Pigeons and Homemade Beer – Ancient Egypt

A BBQ at Amarna, palace of Akhenaton and Nefertiti Continued here: Roast Pigeons and Homemade Beer – Ancient Egypt.

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Roast Pigeons and Homemade Beer – Ancient Egypt

Beer and pigeons were beloved items in feasts in ancient Egypt.  Here are a few pictures showing them. Roasted pigeons today don’t look much different in Egypt. Source Schmitt Man (possibly Assyrian dignitary – but in Egypt) being assisted to … Continue reading

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