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  • This 2008 volume surveys sites dating from pre-dynastic to Roman times.

    Beyond the Pharaohs

  • The £5.2m Egyptian and Nubian galleries, funded largely by the Linbury Trust, were granted planning permission last November, and have been driven along quickly by a team spearheaded by the museum's Liam McNamara, assistant keeper, Ancient Egypt and Sudan – an expert in late pre-dynastic and early dynastic Egyptian archaeology.

    Ashmolean museum: the critic's view

  • This particular image reminds me of some ancient Egyptian images I have scene of the pre-dynastic Goddess Neith.

    Worshipping Women: Onassis Center

  • • In February, an Army pilot was arrested and charged with stealing 370 pre-dynastic artifacts from the Ma'adi Museum near Cairo, Egypt, and selling them to an art dealer in Texas for $20,000.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Al'Uzza, the mother aspect of Al'Lut, may give us the pre-dynastic Egyptian snake goddess Ua Zit Uadjet who develops into Isis.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • The pre-dynastic serpent goddess of Egypt is also extremely old.

    Jael

  • It was later determined that the antiquities came from a group of some 370 "pre-dynastic" objects stolen in late September 2002 from the Ma'adi Museum near Cairo, Egypt.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Stone Mehen board games have been recovered from First Dynasty Egyptian tombs but it's origins lies somewhere in the pre-dynastic period.

    Mehen

  • About ancient Egypt, the symbol of the lotus figured greatly in tomb art and official carvings, as far as I can tell, from the earliest pre-dynastic days right through to the final collapse of the ancient Egyptian identity, beginning with the destruction of the last of the old temples by the Christians in about 400 CE or so and then the onslaught of the Mohammedists in the 7th century CE.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Its aim is "to study inscriptions, calligraphies and writings in the world throughout the ages, from the pre-dynastic period up to the digital age."

    Archive 2006-03-01

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