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Meat Preparation

 

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Funerary Model of a Man Slaughtering a Calf

 

Date: 2477 BC

Place: Tomb of Nykauinpu, Giza, Egypt

 

Photographed at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

 

Funerary Model of a Man Cooking Beef in a Vat

 

Date: 2477 BC

Place: Tomb of Nykauinpu, Giza, Egypt

 

Photographed at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Three Butcher’s Knives

 

Date:  1540 – 1075 BC

Place: Memphis, Luxor [Egypt]

 

Photographed at the Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany.

 

The woman had a fattened calf at the house, which she butchered at once. She took some flour, kneaded it and baked bread without yeast. Then she set it before Saul and his men, and they ate. That same night they got up and left. (1 Samuel 28:24-25)

 

Scene of Meal Preparation

 

Date: 50 – 75 AD

Place: Roman

 

Photographed at the Getty Villa, Los Angeles, California, USA.

 

Two men are showing butchering a small animal, possibly a goat. There is a wooden platter on the ground and a tray with ingredients for cooking including garlic. There is also a large silver vessel of the sort that would be used for diluting wine at banquets.