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Naqada (Nagada)

  1. Stan Hendrickx

Published Online: 26 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah15292

The Encyclopedia of Ancient History

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Hendrickx, S. 2012. Naqada (Nagada). The Encyclopedia of Ancient History. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2012


Naqada or Nagada, known as Ombos in Classical Antiquity (25°54' N, 32°43' E, Upper Egypt, west bank of the Nile), is the eponymous site of the Predynastic Naqada culture.


  • archaeology;
  • Egyptian history