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    Title
    The archaeology of early Egypt : social transformations in North-East Africa, 10,000 to 2,650 BC
    Author
    Wengrow, D.

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    Personal Author:
    Wengrow, D.
    Title:
    The archaeology of early Egypt : social transformations in North-East Africa, 10,000 to 2,650 BC / David Wengrow.
    Publication info:
    Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
    Physical description:
    xx, 343 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Series Title:
    Cambridge world archaeology
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-325) and index.
    Contents:
    Introduction: the idea of prehistory in the Middle East and North-East Africa -- Transformations in prehistory -- Egypt and the outside world I, c.10,000-3300 BC -- Neolithic economy and society -- Domestication and embodiment in the Nile valley -- The urbanisation of the dead: Naqada I-II -- Image, ritual and the construction of identity in late prehistory -- The making of kingship -- Opening considerations: la mémoire monarchique -- Egypt and the outside world II, c.3300-2500 BC -- The evolution of simplicity: Naqada III -- Extraordinary bodies and binding truths: early writing in context -- Theatres of sacrifice:d dynastic constructions of death -- Conclusion: subterranean histories of power.
    Geographic term:
    Egypt--Antiquities.
    Geographic term:
    Egypt--Civilization--To 332 B.C.
    ISBN:
    0521835860 (hbk.)
    ISBN:
    0521543746 (pbk.)
    ISBN:
    9780521835862 (hbk.)
    ISBN:
    9780521543743 (pbk.)

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