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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Area of modern Egypt comprises the core of the ancient kingdom of Egypt; area was home to Neolithic cultures by 6000 BCE; Thinite dynasty united Upper and Lower Egypt ca. 3100 BCE; important Hellenistic center; part of Roman Empire until Arab conquest in 640, then Mameluk and Ottoman; official language is Arabic, though English and French are also widely spoken.

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