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19:49 November 21, 2009 Note Nekhen: City of the Falcon Here we see the transition in a community from small scale to large scale  living We learn the reason for this was the abundance of gold in the area, causing  competition, which lead to war. Unification and 1 st  Dynasty 3100 BC after may years of war, Hierakonpolis/Nekhen conquered Upper and Lower  Egypt writing permitted administration and brought stability to the unified kingdom. State level society, beginning of Old Kingdom Consequences o Earlier kingdoms become provinces of the old kingdom o Separate deities unites into a state religion o Irrigation/ administration/ taxation through Egypt o Egypt because a single entity in its relations with outsiders o Rulers became the focus of the state Religion Economy Culture Administration Wealth The Old Kingdom 3000 – 2800 BC o Drought, increased irrigation
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2575 – 2180 BC o State religion Mesopotamia Evolutionary Model o The land between two rivers, sandy plain between Euphrates and tigris
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