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Ancient Egyptian Civilization Ancient Egyptian Civilization Feb. 3 “Cultural and Spiritual Ecology” “Marking time, Making History”
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Lower Egypt– the Delta Lower Egypt– the Delta marshlands marshlands Nebamun fowling in the marshes, c. 1400
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Upper Egypt--Aswan Upper Egypt--Aswan Elephantine Island Aswan—steep sandstone cliffs, narrow floodplain
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Cultural ecology Cultural ecology natural natural borders quiz borders quiz B A D C F E H G A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H.
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Cultural ecology Cultural ecology natural natural borders quiz borders quiz B A D C F E H G A. Mediterranean Sea B. Red Sea C. Delta D. Faiyum E. Cataract (First) F. Western/Libyan Desert oases with earliest habitations G. Eastern Desert mineral wealth—gold, silver, copper, semi- precious stones H. Sinai, also mineral-rich
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Cultural ecology Cultural ecology materials materials Plentiful mud for bricks—bakes in the sun
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Cultural ecology Cultural ecology materials materials Red granite, near Aswan Limestone, high quality near Giza Sandstone everywhere Various semi-precious minerals for decoration many in Eastern Desert, Sinai
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Cultural ecology Cultural ecology materials materials Flax, for linen Papyrus
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Cultural ecology Cultural ecology materials materials Spinnin’ & weavin’
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Cultural ecology
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2010 for the course NES 2668 taught by Professor Monroe, c during the Spring '09 term at Cornell.

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