History of Egypt

Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria in the Light of Recent Discovery

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Author: Leonard W. King
Co-author: H. R. Hall
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 115,756 / 339 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.8
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 1,611
Added to site: 2006.07.09
mnybks.net#: 14056
Genre: History
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an, March, 1905.]

This came from the top plateau, not from the slopes (or subsidiary plateaus at the head of the wadis), as did the great St. Acheulian weapons. The circular object is very remarkable: it is the half of the ring of a "morpholith "(a round flinty accretion often found in the Theban limestone) which has been split, and the split (flat) side carefully bevelled. Several of these interesting objects have been found in conjunction with Palæolithic implements at Thebes. No doubt the flints lie on the actual surface where they were made. No later water action has swept them away and covered them with gravel, no later human habitation has hidden them with successive deposits of soil, no gradual deposit of dust and rubbish has buried them deep. They lie as they were left in the far-away Palæolithic Age, and they have lain there till taken away by the modern explorer.

But this is not the case with all the Palæolithic flints of Thebes. In the year 1882 Maj.-Gen. Pi

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