predynastic

[ pree-dahy-nas-tik ]
/ ˌpri daɪˈnæs tɪk /

adjective

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.

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Origin of predynastic

1895–1900; pre- + dynastic
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