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Today's Egypt is an amalgamation of various cultural influences which the land has come under over the ages. The Leakey Foundation - The mission is to increase scientific knowledge and public understanding of human origins and evolution. These periods are known as the Old Kingdom, the Middle Kingdom, and the New Kingdom. Moche culture were recognized as “Los maestros artesanos" meaning "The master craftsmen" and "grandes constructores de ciudades" meaning “The great builders of cities," because their great skills to create beautiful pottery describing the daily life, religious and beliefs. (Historia Universal, 2011).

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