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Uncovered during the excavation was a 1.5-kilometre section of the 12th century Ayyubid city wall of Cairo that was built during the reign of Salah el-Din, with several towers and battlements almost intact and in fairly good shape. Egypt is a dry, hot desert country and ancient life depended on the waters of the River Nile. What did craft workers in Egypt made raw materials out with? New light has been cast on texts, the majority of which are written in a simple metre that can serve as the basis of sophisticated literary works.

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Publisher: Nabu Press (March 13, 2014)

ISBN: 1293832081

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