History of Horticulture

Egypt Ancient Egypt

Figure 33.

Ships of Queen Hatshepsut's fleet lading at Punt (northeastern coast of Africa) with exotic merchandise for Egypt. From a temple at Deir el-Bahri, Egypts, ca. 1500 BC. Note the tame baboons, the marine character of the fishes depicted, and the carriage and storage of growing incense plants. Source: Singer et al. 1954. A History of Technology Fig. 32.


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