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Originally produced as a segment on the PBS program Nova. 2000. 60 min. All clothes were almost always made of linen which is made from flax. Considering the technology of the day, some have argued, a monument such as the Great Pyramid of Giza should not exist. Nomadic modern human hunter-gatherers began living in the Nile valley through the end of the Middle Pleistocene some 120 thousand years ago. Life in these cities became more complex and it was necessary to make a division of work.

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