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Journal of World Prehistory

, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp 279–329 | Cite as

The evolution of early Egyptian civilization: Issues and evidence

  • Robert J. Wenke
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Abstract

Egypt's cultural evolution between 4000 and 2000 B.C. is reviewed in and related to methodological and theoretical issues in contemporary archaeology. Recent archaeological evidence from the Nile Delta is analyzed in the context of the cultural integration of the Nile Valley and Delta after about 3200 B.C.

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Egypt Predynastic-Old Kingdom 

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  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyUniversity of Washington, DH-05Seattle

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