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10 Egypt: the Black Land

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1. Title Title of document 10 Egypt: the Black Land - First Civilizations
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Robert Chadwick; Bishop's University;
3. Subject Discipline(s) Archaeology
4. Subject Keyword(s) ancient civilizations; Babylonians; Egypt; old Kingdom; agricultural revolution; Akkadians; Ur; Assyrians; Mesopotamia
5. Subject Subject classification Archaeology;CC1-960; Egyptology; D51-90; ancient history; social and cultural anthropology; GN301-674
6. Description Abstract The first chapter of the section dealing with Egypt starts with a discussion of the importance of the Nile river, without which the area would never have spawned one of the greatest civilizations of the ancient world. Topics covered include:
- the riverine systems of Egypt and Mesopotamia
- geography and climate
- transportation on the Nile
- the development of early Egypt
- the Mesopotamian connection
- the rediscovery of ancient Egypt
- the Rosetta Stone
- Egyptology
- the unification of Egypt
- the Palette of Narmer
- the early dynastic period
7. Publisher Organizing agency, location Equinox Publishing Ltd
8. Contributor Sponsor(s)
9. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 01-Jan-2005
10. Type Status & genre Peer-reviewed Article
11. Type Type
12. Format File format PDF
13. Identifier Uniform Resource Identifier
14. Identifier Digital Object Identifier 10.1558/equinox.18676
15. Source Journal/conference title; vol., no. (year) Equinox eBooks Publishing; First Civilizations
16. Language English=en en
18. Coverage Geo-spatial location, chronological period, research sample (gender, age, etc.) Ancient Near East,
2nd and 3rd millenium BC to 200 BC
19. Rights Copyright and permissions Copyright 2014 Equinox Publishing Ltd