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Gerzeh (Girza)
(2927' N 3112'E)

A small predynastic cemetery (called G - about 3500 -3000 BC, Naqada II - III) named after a modern village.

Note: since the excavation of the cemetery, the name Gerzean Period has often been used for the Naqada II period of Egyptian prehistory, though the cemetery itself is not extensive - the term Naqada II is now in more general use.

(click on the marked tombs)

map of the area around Gerzeh

 

 

Petrie/Wainwright/Mackay 1912: pl. XIII

info | tomb index for Gerzeh | Distribution of finds from Hawara, Gerzeh and Memphis 1911


 

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