Lecture 7 - Naqada 1 Culture (Naqada= ancient Nubt, the...

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Naqada 1 Culture (Naqada= ancient Nubt, the main site associated with artifacts from this culture) overlap Badarian Culture, but slowly Naqada takes over. Also called Amration Culture Chronology: Early Predynastic: 4500-4000 BCE Social Organization: 1 st evidence (in models) for town planning(some types or organization), and some Egyptian architectural forms. Because of advancements they are often seen as the 1 st Egyptians. Ceramics:innovations in decoration (geometric motives inspired from plant life, animal figures) and shape (animal-shaped vases.) ' Dancer' figurines have more curve. See bearded male figurines emerge, nick named 'magic wands' possibly of spiritual nature something to do with the afterlife. Stonework” same as Badarian, but open to foreign influences. Make up slabs become animal shaped. Bone and Ivory work: same as in Badarian, but open to foreign influences. Naqada traded extensively with people to the South and East. Burials: increase in grave goods- tells
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