: 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

Word History


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

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Amratian was in 1925

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“Amratian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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