| Egyptian Journal of Archeological and Restoration Studies


EJARS (Established 2011)

Volume 14 ,issue 1 | Winter and Spring 2024 | Pages : 105-109

MINING AND THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF ENERGY IN GRECO-ROMAN EGYPT

Document Type: Original Article

DOI: 10.21608/ejars.2024.361176

pages: 105-109

Authors:
Said, A.(*) & Ali, A.
Greco-Roman dept., Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo Univ., Giza, Egypt

Abstract:
This research discusses mining and its relation with the science of energy archaeology; as well as the role of the tools used in the metal industry; during the Greco-Roman era in Ancient Egypt. It reviews the millstones and mills used in this era; as well as the role of humans and animals in energy production and the importance of wood and coal in biological energy production, in order to demonstrate the importance of the archaeology of energy in interpreting many businesses and industries of this era.

Keywords:
Millstones Mines Biological Energy Egypt

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