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From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini

Painting from the Tomb of Menkheper, Overseer of the Granary – Reign of Thutmosis III, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - Theban Tomb 79, Western Thebes, Sheik Abd el-Qurna - This scene is from the tomb of Menkheper who was the overseer of the granary of the ‘Lord of the Two Lands’. The picture shows a detail from a larger scene depicting the production of wine. The bottom part shows three men collecting grapes and putting them into baskets. In the scene above, a group of men squeeze the grapes.

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