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13 06, 2017

Farming in Ancient Egypt – Egyptian farming

By |2019-07-26T11:43:52-07:00June 13th, 2017|Africa, Economy, Egypt, Food|1 Comment

Egyptian farming: Ancient Egyptian cattle plowing (Louvre Museum, Paris) When did Egyptians start to farm? The Egyptians started farming a little later than their neighbors in West Asia and about the same time as other people around the world, probably around 10,000 BC, but definitely by 5200 BC. The beginnings of farming Stone Age Egypt [...]

12 06, 2017

Who domesticated cattle? History of cows

By |2019-07-15T21:53:18-07:00June 12th, 2017|Central Asia|0 Comments

History of cows: Cows in a field The wild auroch Cattle are the tame version of the wild aurochs that used to live on the grass plains of Asia, Africa, and Europe. What is an aurochs? Evolution of mammals All our biology articles About 7000 BC, people in North Africa began to keep [...]