Amratian

adjective Am·ra·tian \ (ˈ)am¦rāshən \

Definition of Amratian

:of or belonging to an aeneolithic culture of Upper Egypt characterized by semisubterranean dwellings, working of raw gold, the use of copper and ivory, and the wearing of linen

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Origin and Etymology of amratian

EL-Amra, site near Abydos, Egypt, its type station + English -atian (as in Alsatian)


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