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Ancient Egyptian bread and modern day bread. Ploughing the soil. Ancient Egypt. In Ancient Egypt the first part of making bread was the ploughing process. The Egyptians used a donkey and a wooden plough to turn over the soil ready to sew the seeds. Modern day.

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Ancient egyptian bread and modern day bread

Ancient Egyptian bread and modern daybread


Ancient egyptian bread and modern day bread

Ploughing the soil

Ancient Egypt

In Ancient Egypt the first part of making bread was the ploughing process. The Egyptians used a donkey and a wooden plough to turn over the soil ready to sew the seeds.

Modern day

The same procedure is used in our time but different equipment. instead of a donkey we use a tractor and the plough is metal rather than wooden.


Ancient egyptian bread and modern day bread

Sewing the seeds

Ancient Egypt

The Ancient Egyptian sewing method uses a flock of sheep and a farmer. The farmer scatters seeds behind him and the sheep trample on the seeds which presses them into the soil.

Modern day

The modern day procedure is different but the sewing is still the same. Modern day is simpler because machinery is used. A fertilizer spreader is used to spread seeds, then we reverse the plough which covers up the seeds.


Ancient egyptian bread and modern day bread

Harvesting

Ancient Egypt

Back then they used a scythe to slice the wheat and collect it with their hands (bet they had back ache once they finished).

Modern day

Harvesting now is a lot easier than then because the combine harvester chops the wheat and collects the grain(wheat)and fires it into a trailer.


Ancient egyptian bread and modern day bread

milling

Ancient Egypt

In them days they used a saddle quern(millstone)to grind the grain so they could put it in the bread.

The grain is grinded down by stones then turned into flour.


Ancient egyptian bread and modern day bread

The Egyptians baked their bread in the sun whereas we bake it in the oven


Ancient egyptian bread and modern day bread

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