The following appendices are intended to complement the main text:
Appendix A: Excavation and Survey Projects
This provides a summary of previous excavation and survey work that was carried out on both the archaeology and geology of the area
Appendix B: Radiocarbon Dates
A table of radiocarbon dates for the sites under discussion. This table is by no means perfect - and needs some more work to match the dates with the periods and phases more accurately. However, the dates have been checked and double checked, and should be accurate.
Appendix C: Maadi Flora and Fauna
A complete listing of all of the floral and faunal remains to be found at Maadi.
Appendix D: Body Orientation
A table showing body orientation in cemeteries of the Predynastic in the areas under discussion.
Appendix E: Regional Variation
Brief summaries of the recent dialogue amongst Predynastic archaeologists about regional variation within both Upper and Lower Egypt
Appendix F: Mesopotamian and Palestinian Relative Chronologies
Brief tabulated and descriptive comparison of Mesopotamian and Palestinian dates
Appendix G: Current Site Status
A brief commentary on the current status of each of the main Lower Egyptian sites discussed in this text, where known.
Appendix D: Faiyum Dynastic
A brief discussion of the Faiyum Depression during the Dynastic period
Appendix H: Raw Materials
This appendix lists possible sources for items found in the Faiyum Depression and Cairo
Appendix I: Typological Schemes Based on Ceramics
Tabulated summaries of typological schemes developed by Petrie, Kaiser and Hendrickx
Appendix J: Key Characteristics of the Early Dynastic Period
A short list of some of the defining characteristics of the Early Dynastic period
Appendix K: The Faiyum Today
A brief description of the Faiyum as it is today.