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1 1 Ancient Egyptian Civilization Ancient Egyptian Civilization Feb 8, Monday “Dynasty and Cosmology” Akhet Duat Akhet
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2 2 Historiography Historiography 3. King-lists 1. Palermo Stone, Dyn. 5 Fragments in Cairo, London, Palermo of 2.1 x .6 m original. From pre-dynastic divine kings to Horus to dynastic human kings like Aha, and on to Dynasty 5
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3 3 Nilometer at Elephantine Island, Aswan Ottoman Nilometer in Aswan, Early 19 th c.
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4 4 Historiography Historiography Royal List of Abydos, in tomb of Seti I Seti I passing torch to his boy, Ramesses Copy, Abydos King List , in BM, in your book
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5 5 Historiography Historiography Writing of history: sources and chronology King-lists 1. Royal Canon of Turin Over 300 names, pre-Menes, with months and days of reign, in cursive Hieratic script BUT, very poorly preserved papyrus, and omits SIP
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6 6 Predynastic, ca. 4500-3150 Predynastic, ca. 4500-3150 Late Predynastic periods: Badarian Naqada I = Amratian Naqada II = Gerzean (ca. 3500) beginnings of kingly-looking artifacts Gerzean pot and tomb painting Amratian pottery
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7 7 Proto-dynastic (D. 0), 3150-3050 Proto-dynastic (D. 0), 3150-3050 Characteristics: Upper Egypt conquers Lower Egypt Named kings, pre-Menes Scorpion King macehead and drawing of Narmer palette
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8 8 Early Dynastic (D. 1-2), 3050-2686 Early Dynastic (D. 1-2), 3050-2686 Characteristics :
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