Ger·​ze·​an | \ ˈgerzēən, ˈgər- \

Definition of Gerzean

: of or relating to an Aeneolithic culture of Upper Egypt characterized by the increased importance of agriculture, new techniques in industry, and expansion in the amount and area of foreign trade with a resulting influx of new materials and artifacts

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History and Etymology for Gerzean

from Gerzeh, Egypt + English -an

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“Gerzean.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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