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Sais II: The Prehistoric Period at Sa El-Hagar Gregory Gilbert

Sais II: The Prehistoric Period at Sa El-Hagar

Gregory Gilbert

Published April 1st 2014
ISBN : 9780856982187
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397 pages
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Sais II: The Prehistoric Period is the final publication of the EES/Durham/SCA excavations carried out in 2007 in the Great Pit at Sa el-Hagar, ancient Sais. It contains a full discussion of the layers dating to the Neolithic and Buto-MaadiMoreSais II: The Prehistoric Period is the final publication of the EES/Durham/SCA excavations carried out in 2007 in the Great Pit at Sa el-Hagar, ancient Sais. It contains a full discussion of the layers dating to the Neolithic and Buto-Maadi Periods, with specialist reports on the chipped and ground stone tools, small finds, pottery, animal bones and flora. As the only Neolithic site so far excavated on the Nile floodplain in Egypt, the site has important implications for understanding the Neolithisation of the Delta and the development of Predynastic settlements in the north of Egypt.