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Fayum Neolithic Kom W and Kom K, about 4400 BC

Caton-Thompson/Gardner 1934: 22:

"The site (Kom W) lies on the northern fringe of an area rich in remains of the earlier Neolithic phase, due undoubtedly to the attractions of an inlet phase..."

The sites belonging to the Fayum Neolithic (also called Fayum A), the earliest farming culture in the Nile Valley.

Kom W

UC 2502
UC 2712
UC 2547
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map of the Fayum
map of trade


Kom K


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