Notes 2.4 - Feb 4 Predynastic Chronology Ceramic / Early...

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Feb 4 Predynastic Chronology Ceramic / Early Neolithic c. 8000-6500 Middle Neolithic c. 6500-5100 Late Neolithic c. 5100-4700 Badarian c. 4500-4000 Amaration/Naqada I c. 4000-3500 Gerzean A / Naqada II c. 3500-3200 Naqada III c. 3200-3000 Unification / Begin Dynasty I c. 3100 BCE *Neolithic = “New Stone Age” – in the Levant c. 10000-6500 BCE *Badarian = name from 1 st site where artifacts were found (same as with Amaration and Gerzean) Naqada = Flinders Petrie = father of modern archaeology; at Naqada, found an ancient town and massive cemetery, ID’d and chronologically ordered these based on pottery found in tombs. Chronology of pottery styles developed into the three Naqada periods Hierakonpolis – one of the most important Egyptian sites from first Naqada I on; many early Pharaohs were believed to be from here Balla or Abydos – burial site of most early pharaohs Buto-Maadi Culture – found in the Buto and Maadi cities; northern most and most different of the “pocket cultures” of Egypt prior to the Naqada I period
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course CAMS 020 taught by Professor Matthewadams during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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Notes 2.4 - Feb 4 Predynastic Chronology Ceramic / Early...

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