Cashless Payment in Ancient Mesopotamia (626-331 BC)
This study is based on the analysis of texts coming from several...
Roman Agricultural Magic
In this dissertation, I examine the magical practices of Roman...
What the Roman Emperor Tiberius Grew in His Greenhouses
A number of cucurbits are mentioned and described in Mediterranean...
Food in the Roman World
The ancient Mediterranean diet revolved around four staples, which...
Map of the World in 1000 BCE
A map of the world in 1000 BCE illustrating: hunter-gatherers...
Plowing Egyptian Farmer
circa. 1200 BCE Burial chamber of Sennedjem, Scene: Plowing...
Satyrs Making Wine
Satyrs making wine, dionysian bas-relief from altar of unknown...
Map of the Fertile Crescent
This map shows the location and extent of the Fertile Crescent...
Threshing of Grain in Egypt
From the grave of Menna, the agricultural scribe of the Pharaoh...
Wooden model of a man ploughing with oxen
From Egypt Middle Kingdom, about 2040-1750 BC An ancient Egyptian...
Tablet with Survey of Barley Yields
This clay tablet mentions a survey of eleven fields with their...
Millet was a cereal widely used in the ancient world.