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The Egyptian government provides lots of information about Ancient Egypt, including the pyramids, the Sphinx, and Tutankhamen. Osiris was killed by his own brother, Set. Murad Bey sent a poorly equipped and poorly trained force to meet the Napoleonic army of 40,000. The emergence of Egypt as one of the first great civilizations on earth can be tied to its location in the Nile River Valley. This had spread down from the Middle East, and was the only way that the growing number of people could live on such a limited area of land.

Pages: 256

Publisher: NYU Press (February 1, 2016)

ISBN: B0189ASWHU

Everyday Life In Ancient Egypt

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