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Qustul Incense Burner[edit]

In the Predynastic period section it refers to the evcavations at Qustul, which claims that this is where the oldest known Egyptian iconography is found:

"Royal Nubian burials at Qustul produced artifacts bearing the oldest known examples of Egyptian dynastic symbols, such as the white crown of Egypt and falcon."

This is not correct, according to Kathryn A. Bard:

“Bruce Williams (University of Chicago) has proposed that a fragmented stone incense burner from Qustul Cemetery L has iconographic evidence of the earliest king, who was Nubian. Part of the scene carved on the incense burner is of a seated ruler in a boat holding a flail and wearing the White Crown (two symbols of Egyptian king-ship). The more recently excavated evidence by German archaeologists, at Cemeteries U and B at Abydos, however, suggests that the earliest royal burials were there – in Egypt. The Qustul incense burner was probably imported into Nubia, where it was buried in a tomb that belonged to a very high status Nubian.”

-Bard, Kathryn A. Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt. Blackwell Publishing: Malden, 2007. Print. p 104.

This should be updated.

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Semi-protected edit request on 13 October 2016[edit]

Why is there a link to http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/? The design is from the 90s and has virtually no content...

Tashi4w (talk) 22:45, 13 October 2016 (UTC)

Not done: Site seems to work for me and has content. The navigation is a little painful and outdated, but the current external list description is accurate. -- ferret (talk) 23:03, 13 October 2016 (UTC)

"The neutrality of this article is disputed"[edit]

user:Editor_357 has disputed the neutrality of this article on 15th January 2017. Would he care to elaborate on his concerns a bit further? What is actually wrong with this article? Seems pretty good to me. JJohannes (talk) 02:52, 17 January 2017 (UTC)

I've deleted it as it requires an explanation here. Doug Weller talk 06:26, 17 January 2017 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 18 January 2017[edit]

hieroglyphs is Egyptians type of writing wrote on papyri — Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.42.208.138 (talk) 23:33, 18 January 2017 (UTC)

Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format. AnAwesomeArticleEditor (talk) 22:02, 25 February 2017 (UTC)

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