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So good, in fact, that the famous Lebanese cedar forests were devastated to meet Egypt’s demand. Libyans had penetrated the buffer territory west of the delta oases and were encroaching on Egyptian lands. It is the fact that currents which are similar to gigantic rivers in the ocean, carry ships and other vessels from West Africa to the Americas with relative ease. Egyptians took a lot of care over their appearance. The identification and explanation of such common features help scholars to understand every early civilization better.

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Publisher: Griffith Institute (July 10, 2003)

ISBN: 0900416793

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