predynastic

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predynastic

(ˌpriːdaɪˈnæstɪk)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, pertaining to or existing in the period before the rule of a given dynasty or dynasties
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And he traces the irregular patchwork surface of a black-topped red ware Naqada beaker from Predynastic Egypt some 6,000 years old, and a contemporary hand-built tea bowl by the contemporary potter Ewen Henderson (Fig.
Contacts between the Nubian "A-Groups" and Predynastic Egypt.
She writes with an obvious enthusiasm for her subject and the anthropological approach that she applies to the women of prehistoric and predynastic Egypt is particularly welcome.