There is also a series of observations made by Medieval travelers who noted that clay was shipped from the Hebron area to be used in the manufacture of amulets in Egypt.
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From: Sam WOLFF <sam@...>
Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 3:14 pm
Subject: Re: [ANE-2] Source of clay = location of manufacture
> There is written evidence from the Ahiqar papyrus from Elephantine
> (475 BCE) for the trade of clay. See Ada Yardeni, BASOR 293 (1994): 67-78.
> Sam Wolff