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Even today, finding a complete copy is not easy. The military protected mining expeditions to the Sinai during the Old Kingdom and fought civil wars during the First and Second Intermediate Periods. Their glass working abilities gave them advantages in trade since such works were viewed as highly valuable. Life in the Mesopotamian city-states was generally more difficult and more uncertain, since for most of these city-states, the climate, the fluctuating relations with neighboring tribes and cities and the behavior of the rivers were less stable and predictable than in Egypt.

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Publisher: Heinemann Library (September 17, 1999)

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