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Bois travaillé du Ier au XVe sc.1st to 15th century worked wood

Iwona Zych

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A fortnight’s digging at Medinet Qûta (Fayoum)
Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte, Le Caire | Cairo, 1940, p. 897-909

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Site identified by Daressy (ASAE I, 1898, 44-47) with Dionysias. Registered wooden artifacts:
- J.32089 small hexagonal wooden altar with small feet, rough Roman work, H. 0.10 m; Dia. 0.08 m;
- animal (lion? cat?), presumed figurine, roughly worked, L. 0.085 m.
Fakhry’s excavations in 1940, recorded wooden artifacts (p. 907 for list and pls CXXX and CXXXI):
- pulley with attached rope of palm fiber, for leading animals (khattaf in Arabic), pegging tents (kom rommeh, four per tent);
- leg of couch, lathe-turned, H. 23 cm (cf. G.A. Wainwright, ASAE XXV, 112-119, turnery from Kom Washim);
- long artifact, 55 cm, with 9 pegs fixed to it at one end, use uncertain to Fakhry (currently can be interpreted tentatively as an agricultural implement).
Syrie Syria Apamée Apamea consommation

Version 1, données dudata date 18 mars 2012March 18th 2012