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The March 12 piece notes that Kincaid is in Yuma, Arizona. A trip to Egypt is edifying and enthralling. Aldokkan. (accessed on May 17, 2006). "The Egyptian Book of the Dead." Due west, you can get a good view of the Great Hypostyle Hall, with the central, paired rows of 69-foot columns visible between the two palm trees. Dilmun was a major commercial player in its day, with control over the Persian Gulf trading lanes and a communication network that reached as far away as Turkey.

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