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During the Old and Middle kingdoms, men usually wore a short skirt called a kilt. Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro are the two largest Harappan sites, with the former labeled as a UNESCO Heritage Site. Before this the Egyptian kings would be buried in rectangular mud-brick tomb called a Mastaba. Winnowing removed the chaff from the grain, and the grain was then ground into flour, brewed to make beer, or stored for later use. [103] The ancient Egyptians cultivated emmer and barley, and several other cereal grains, all of which were used to make the two main food staples of bread and beer. [104] Flax plants, uprooted before they started flowering, were grown for the fibers of their stems.

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