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The Egyptians preserved the bodies of pharaohs and important people through mummification, which involved processing the dead bodies by filling the dried corpses with spices, wrapping in linen and sealing in cases. Ramses also constructed monumental structures like the Ramesseum in Thebes and the sun temples of Abu Simbel. All the missions in San Antonio, Texas, five or more, were built of the plentiful Texas limestone. One way to minimize administrative costs was to delegate power from higher to lower levels in an administrative hierarchy, a practice that in the past led scholars to see evidence of feudal structures in the early civilizations.

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