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Statuary provided a place for the recipient to manifest and receive the benefit of ritual action. The ancient Egyptian scarab possessed such magical powers that it remained an important religious symbol for thousands of years. When you enter from the Great Court, you're facing south towards the heart of the temple. This puts strains on Egypt's resources, since most people live in a narrow strip of land along the Nile River.

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Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (October 21, 2004)

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