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Ancient Egyptian plants: Vines
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Picking grapes     Imported from Asia in the fourth or third millennium BCE, vines were grown mostly in the Delta, the Faiyum, and the western oases. Most of the grapes, which could not be stored for long in Egypt's hot climate unless they were dried, were made into wine.

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