Posted by Kate Phizackerley on Tuesday, April 03, 2012

http://m.io9.com/5897169/dna-reveals-that-cows-were-almost-impossible-to-domesticate

Not Egypt as such but very interesting, as is the date of domestication, and unless cattle were shipped by sea, domesticated herds must have reached Egypt via Sinai and the Delta.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I should know, been trying to domesticate my missus for years!

Marianne Luban said...

See this link:

http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/32/007.html

It would appear that chickens didn't arrive in Egypt until presented to Thutmose III.

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