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Egypt--History--Early Dynastic Period, ca. 3100-ca. 2686 B.C


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    • Early Dynastic Period, ca. 3100-ca. 2686 B.C Temporal Component
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    • Egypt--History--Archaic period, ca. 3100-ca. 2686 B.C
    • Egypt--History--Thinite period, ca. 3100-ca. 2686 B.C
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    • found: Work cat.: Bestock, L. The development of royal funerary cult at Abydos, 2009.
    • found: Wikipedia, Apr. 26 2010(the Archaic or Early Dynastic Period of Egypt immediately follows the unification of Lower and Upper Egypt c. 3100 BC; it is generally taken to include the First and Second Dynasties, lasting from the Protodynastic Period of Egypt until about 2686 BC, or the beginning of the Old Kingdom; with the First Dynasty, the capital moved from Abydos to Memphis with a unified Egypt ruled by an Egyptian god-king; Abydos remained the major holy land in the south; the distinctive hallmarks of ancient Egyptian civilization, such as art, architecture and many aspects of religion, took shape during the Early Dynastic period)
    • found: Who's who in ancient Egypt, 2003, viewed online via Credo reference, May 14, 2010:chonology (Archaic period, 3150-2686: the first 400 years or so of Egyptian history, representing the first two dynasties; known as the Archaic period; earlier studies called it the Thinite period; also known as the Early Dynastic period)
    • found: Chambers dictionary of world history, 2005, viewed online cia Credo reference, May 14, 2010:Ancient Egyptian civilization (Early Dynastic period; Archaic period; c. 3100-c. 2780 BC; the first and second dynasties)
    • found: Britannica online, May 14, 2010:Egypt, ancient (Early Dynastic Period, c. 2925-c 2575 BCE; encompasses 1st-3rd dynasties
    • found: Encylclopedia of African history, 2004, viewed online via Credo reference, May 14, 2010:Egypt, Ancient (Old Ancient (Old Kingdom is usually defined as the 3rd-6th dynasties, but the 3rd is perhaps better bracketted in the Archaic/Early Dynastic Period)
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    • 2010-04-26: new
    • 2010-06-04: revised
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