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Some Recent Trends in the Archaeology of Predynastic Egypt

"... Anthropological archaeologists and Egyptologists are bringing newmethods and questions to their search for an adequate explanation for thedevelopment of one of the world’s first territorial states ... Three trendsare particularly important for the development of social complexity inancient Egypt: (1) a growing appreciation of regional differences inPredynastic culture; (2) chronological refinements; and (3) an emphasison group social and political developments, and trade ..."

Author(s):  Savage, Stephen H
Format:  Article
Source:  Journal of Archaeological Research, vol. 9, pp. 101-155 (2001)