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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.

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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population update[edit]

There have been studies signifying the population diversity of ancient egypt, some can be collectively found on the 'population history of egypt' page of wiki. Although there is plenty of research out currently of the makeup of this ancient group, the date on the wiki page (population history of egypt) should be included for starters. [1]

Not done Please provide a specific suggested change in "X to Y" format. --Izno (talk) 03:19, 14 June 2017 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 15 June 2017[edit]

In the first sentence of the lead, please replace ...in the place which is now the country Egypt -with- ...in the place that is now the country Egypt (without my added emphasis). See: English relative clauses & Restrictiveness in English 2606:A000:4C0C:E200:8C81:A23:E9F2:E55E (talk) 23:02, 15 June 2017 (UTC)

Done. RivertorchFIREWATER 23:56, 15 June 2017 (UTC)

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