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Egypt/Ancient Near East: Time Chart
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1 a) Chronology of Egypt

(Following Jürgen von Beckerath: Chronologie des Pharaonischen Ägypten, Mainz 1997)

c. 6000 BCE

Badari cultures (A + B) in Egypt

Neolithic cultural groups; agriculture; ceramics; cemeteries with corpses on stools, and burial gifts.

c. 4000

Naqada cultures (I–III)

Continuation of burial cult; ceramics with images…

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Hermsen, Edmund, “Egypt/Ancient Near East: Time Chart”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 15 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223

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