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It was tied around the head, covered the neck and shoulders, and was knotted into a tail at the back. In Britain, Stonehenge erected according to some unknown astronomical rationale. Egyptian writing was so difficult that only a very few people learned to read it. Egypt’s stability is in stark contrast to the Ancient Near East of the same period, which endured an overlapping series of cultures and upheavals with amazing regularity. A contemporary account: 'Amr kept his way until he arrived in Alexandria whose inhabitants he found ready to resist him, but the Copts in it preferred peace.

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Publisher: Forgotten Books (August 1, 2016)

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