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Around 5000BC many Egyptians farmed sheep and cattle. In 1882, the British invaded and occupied Egypt. Young scholars create a simple machine that includes a cart and lever system that could have been used to build the ancient pyramids. The third model I made was a diagram of the inside of the pyramid of Giza, the diagram shows the King’s chamber, the Queen’s chamber, as well as air shafts. Appropriately, both papyrus boats of Thor Heyerdahl, the Ra I and II, were equipped with them.

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