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Thursday, January 5, 2017

AWOL - The Ancient World Online: Hierakonpolis: City of the Hawk

http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.com/2017/01/hierakonpolis-city-of-hawk.html
Charles Jones wrote:
> Hierakonpolis <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/>: City of the Hawk
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> Hierakonpolis, the City of the Hawk, ancient Egyptian Nekhen, is one of the
> most important archaeological sites for understanding the foundations of
> ancient Egyptian society.
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> Best known as the home of the ceremonial Palette of Narmer, one of the first
> political documents in history, and attributed to the first king of the
> First Dynasty at about 3100BC, the site contains far more.
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> Well before the construction of the pyramids, Hierakonpolis was one of the
> largest urban centers along the Nile -- a vibrant, bustling city containing
> many of the features that would later come to typify Dynastic Egyptian
> civilization. Stretching for over 3 km along the edge of the Nile flood
> plain, already by 3600 BC it was a city of many neighborhoods and quarters.
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> * About Hierakonpolis
> <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/index.php/about-the-site>
> * Hierakonpolis Map
> <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/index.php/hierakonpolis-map>
> * Meet the Team <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/index.php/about-the-team>
> * Nekhen News <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/index.php/nekhen-news>
> * Bibliography <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/index.php/bibliography>
> * Become a Friend <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/index.php/join-us-now>
> * Contact Us <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/index.php/contact-us>
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> * Home <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/>
> * Take a Tour <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/index.php/take-a-tour>
> * Explore the Predynastic Settlement
> <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/index.php/explore-the-predynastic-settlement>
> * Explore the Predynastic Cemeteries
> <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/index.php/explore-the-predynastic-cemeteries>
> * Explore the Fort
> <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/index.php/explore-the-fort>
> * Explore the Nubian Cemeteries
> <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/index.php/explore-the-nubian-cemeteries>
> * Explore Dynastic tombs
> <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/index.php/explore-dynastic-tombs>
> * Explore Rock Art
> <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/index.php/explore-rock-art>
> * History of Exploration
> <http://hierakonpolis-online.org/index.php/history-of-exploration>
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