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Silt has been deposited here by the many tributaries of the River Nile (Rosetta [Rashid], Damietta [Dumyat] and others) and this has made the Delta the most fertile area of Egypt. Remittances from Egyptians working abroad have aided the Egyptian economy. They are a product of the intermixture of ancient Egyptians with the invaders of many millennia from various parts of Asia and Africa. Her work takes many forms: art exhibitions, community programmes, cultural events and grant-making initiatives.

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Publisher: Nabu Press (September 2, 2011)

ISBN: 1179302591

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