Archeological finds (excavations, pictorial representations in tombs) as well as Egyptian and Roman texts contain a plethora of information about the growing, production and use of wine in Egypt from the Early Period to the Ptolemaic-Roman Period. Wine (Egyptian jrp; Coptic ērp; Old-Nubian orpj/ē; cf. in Sappho 51 ἔρπις/érpis [9. 46], probably an old foreign cult word [7. 1169]) was grown primarily in Lower Egypt or th…
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Renger, Johannes (Berlin),
Ruffing, Kai (Münster) and
Gutsfeld, Andreas (Münster),
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