Map of Egypt showing known sites between 6500 and 5000 BC
6500 - 5000 BC
The early date for Neolithic sites (the green
sites) in the Sahara areas just west of the Nile is problematic. Not all writers
accept this idea. Click here for the
proposed sequence of phases, a major site in this area is Nabta Playa.
(Wendorf/Schild 1980: 268, fig. 7.17)
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