- of, relating to, or belonging to a time or period before the first dynasty of a nation, especially the period in Egypt before c3200 b.c.
Origin of predynastic
1895–1900; pre- + dynastic
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The contracted bodies are skeletons, as in the case of most of the predynastic bodies.
Of these predynastic kingdoms we know very little, except from legendary sources.
There can be no doubt whatever that the predynastic boats were not seagoing galleys.
The plain square pit, like those in which the predynastic people were buried, is here the essential of the tomb.
We know that similar microliths were used as arrow points in predynastic Egypt.Men of the Old Stone Age
Henry Fairfield Osborn