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Interregional trade was conducted differently in city-state systems and territorial states. It was located on the west bank of the Nile. -neez), the king of Upper Egypt, invaded Lower Egypt. Historian Michael Wood goes off in search of some of the answers to questions that have baffled archaeologists for generations. Another reason we know so much about Egypt is because they made their architecture out of stone, which has lasted for the most part. The result is a perfectly balanced design, and a welcome variation in the types of stelae carved during the Old Kingdom.

Pages: 1968

Publisher: AUC Press; Revised edition (1996)

ISBN: 9774243927

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