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Ancient Egyptian Civilization Ancient Egyptian Civilization Feb 12, Fri Village People: Domestication and Sedentism in Neolithic Egypt
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Stone Age achievements (so far) Hunting-gathering-fishing—Lower Paleolithic, 500,000 bp and on Advanced lithics, with Levallois blades in Middle Paleolithic, 250,000 Human burial by 55,000 bp at Taramsa Upper Paleolithic: finely made backed bladelets at Wadi Kubbaniya 18,000 bp violence/warfare 12,000 bp at Gebel Sahaba and Wild Nile phase
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Neolithic Egypt Neolithic Egypt Neolithic divided into separate sequences: Western Desert and Nile Valley Western Desert Neolithic, 8800-4700 BC Pottery in earliest phase Animal herding/domestication ca. 5400 Nabta Playa is the key or type-site Nile Valley Neolithic, 5500-4000 Faiyum and Delta key areas Early agriculture ca. 5200-5000 Domesticated grains and animals
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Neolithic Egypt Neolithic Egypt Western Desert Neolithic, 8800-4700 BC Nabta Playa, three phases: Earliest phase 8800-5400 has pottery wells, small mud huts--probably permanent settlements. some herding of animals, wild plants Middle Phase 5400-5100 domesticated animals Late phase, 5100-4700 Megalithic structure w/standing stones, cattle under tumulus
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