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Ancient Egyptian Civilization Ancient Egyptian Civilization Fri Feb 19 On the Edge of History: Two Lands as One in Dyn 0-1 DNA Study on Tut's Family Quiz next Wednesday, Feb. 24
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Late Predynastic Egypt Late Predynastic Egypt Naqada I (Amratian) 3900-3550 hierarchy warrior-chiefs? Naqada II (Gerzean) 3550-3150 cultural unification kingship, vaguely Naqada III (Dynasty 0) 3150-3050 political unification named kings (Scorpion, Narmer)
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Dyn. 0 Dyn. 0 Palette and macehead reliefs from ‘Main Deposit’ at early temple to Horus at Hierakonpolis. Narmer and other Upper Egyptian rulers claim victory over Delta
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Naqada III (Dyn. 0) 3150-3050 Naqada III (Dyn. 0) 3150-3050 Narmer label, Abydos Name in serekh w/Horus Victory over marsh-dwellers Who’s Narmer? Last king of Dyn. 0, before Aha of Dyn. 1 Doubts from lack of Delta destructions, v. ‘Sagan’s Law’ Aha’s other name Men, occurs on another label probably same as Menes in Herodotus, Manetho, other.)
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Early Dynastic Egypt Early Dynastic Egypt 1. king-lists 3. inscribed artifacts—tags, labels, sealings, funerary stelae, graffiti on pots
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Early Dynastic, 3050-2686 Early Dynastic, 3050-2686 Ivory seal of Aha gives nebti -name as “Men,” probably Menes of Manetho’s list. What are “two ladies”? Aha/Menes’ big accomplishment? Moving the capital to Memphis, in Middle Egypt. For this he seems to have earned the credit for unification afforded by later chroniclers.
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Early Dynastic, 3050-2686 Early Dynastic, 3050-2686
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