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Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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Current Version:
2008

...in narrow horizontal strips from the top down to the end of the upper copy, tied with string looped and knotted at several points, and in at least one case (deed of sale Mur 29) sealed. Witnesses affixed their signatures on the back of the sheet, one next to each of the ties, perpendicular to the direction of the writing of the text on the front. The bottom copy would be similarly folded in horizontal strips from the bottom up, but neither tied nor sealed. The two copies are known, therefore, as the inner and outer (in 5/6Ḥev 12.3: en tois exoterois ) copies,...

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Peter Lacovara

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005

...at the site of Kerma in Sudan, which was dated to the Second Intermediate Period. There, copper was the principal metal in use. An even larger and more elaborate foundry was discovered at the Ramessid capital of Qantir in the Nile Delta. Similar in style to the Kerma furnace, a long trench was flanked by perpendicular channels for tuyeres (a nozzle through which air is delivered). Associated with that find were crucibles, molds, tuyeres, and finished pieces, particularly trappings for horses. Both furnaces were largely for casting, rather than smelting, as most...

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