Gerzean

Gerzean

[ger-zee-uhn, gur-]
adjective
of or pertaining to the predynastic, Aeneolithic culture of Upper Egypt c3600–3200 b.c., characterized by an emphasis on agriculture and fishing and the use of foreign artifacts and materials.

Origin:
1920–25; El Gerzeh a district in Egypt + -an

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