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Re: mysteries

Posted by Elizabeth Himelfarb, Archaeology Magazine on August 23, 2000 at 11:47:49:

In Reply to: Re: mysteries posted by Sarah Lambert on August 22, 2000 at 09:55:30:

I agree with you--it certainly looks like a pinecone to me. I'm not sure whether grapes grow in Jordan. Either way, though, grapes would have been a familiar form. Trade was extensive, and surely the Nabataeans drank wine...


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