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In the Graeco-Roman period the centre of Egyptian wine production was the semi-desert around the shores of Lake Mariut near Alexandria.

In the Graeco-Roman period the centre of Egyptian wine production was the semi-desert around the shores of Lake Mariut near Alexandria.

2-572-954 - Werner Forman Archive/Egyptian Museum, Cairo/Heritage Images

In the Graeco-Roman period the centre of Egyptian wine production was the semi-desert around the shores of Lake Mariut near Alexandria. Wine from this area was exported and consumed locally in vast quantities. This gargoyle is form a wine press found in the Nile Delta. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Period/ Date: Greco-roman period 304 BC - 395 AD .


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