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Egyptian Ritual Images from the Neolithic Period

 
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:31 am    Post subject: Egyptian Ritual Images from the Neolithic Period Reply with quote

" Egyptian ritual images from the Neolithic period " (University of Bonn, 22.03.2017)

" Neolithic rock art discovered in Egypt " (United Press International - Brooks Hays, 22.03.2017)
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The depictions feature an artistic marriage between Egyptian iconography and stylistics and pre-Egyptian method and motif.

Newly discovered rock art may offer a link between the Neolithic period and Ancient Egyptian culture.

The ritualistic engravings were discovered by Egyptologists at the University of Bonn and dated to the 4th millennium BC. The art features a series of small dots -- similar to pointillism -- depicting hunting scenes. Researchers suggest the scenes recall shamanistic art found elsewhere.

Scientists found the engravings while excavating a necropolis near Aswan, a city of ancient origins situated on the Nile in southeastern Egypt.

The necropolis, Qubbet el-Hawa, home to more than 80 burial mounds, has offered archaeologists a wealth of Egyptian artifacts through the decades, but the latest find is unique. ...

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