People lived in small huts, produced a simple undecorated pottery and had stone tools. The El Omari culture is known from a small settlement near modern Cairo.
The Predynastic period is generally divided into cultural eras, each named after the place where a certain type of Egyptian settlement was first discovered.
The Qadan subsistence mode is estimated to have persisted for approximately 4,000 years.
It was characterized by hunting, as well as a unique approach to food gathering that incorporated the preparation and consumption of wild grasses and grains.
The pottery is simple and undecorated and shows, in some forms, strong connections to Southern Israel.
People lived in small huts, partly dug into the ground.