Thinite

adjective

ˈthīˌnīt,
ˈthiˌn-
: of or relating to the period of culture in Egypt during the First and Second Dynasties from 3000 b.c. to 2778 b.c. characterized by the stereotyping of forms and relative dimensions of statues and reliefs

Word History

Etymology

Thinis (This), ancient city in central Upper Egypt + English -ite, noun suffix

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“Thinite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thinite. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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