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Many mysteries remain, however—shine a light on some of them with this quiz. Thorben Larsen, a Danish economist and ecologist, said, “As far back as 4,500 years ago we hear complaints that acacia wood for boatbuilding had to be brought in from deepest Nubia, on the present Sudanese-Egyptian border.” And by the reign of Sneferu (2550 BC), a fleet of more than forty ships was commissioned to bring cedarwood logs from the Levant into Egypt. Deep inside the pyramids were many chambers.

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Publisher: Bear & Company (April 10, 2010)


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