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They added the stars, which are very hard to see, to their studies of astronomy. In the Andean highlands, the bodies of the dead were mummified by freeze drying and wrapped in numerous layers of cloth garments. Egypt again was divided into two kingdoms. This text tells of the mythical exploits of Gilgamesh, a king of Uruk, from about 2700 bce and deals with the behavior of the gods towards him. Pharaoh Djoser, with his architect Imhotep, built the very first Egyptian pyramid around 2630 BC.

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