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Kramer's work, however, like Bottero's, iscolored by a desire to discover in Mesopotamia the origins of Western civilization. They also built large boats for transportation on the Nile. Silk became the most important item of trade, and was traded with dominions as far away as Greece. The Nile River shaped the development of both civilizations, providing a reliable source of water for farming and linking them to sub-Saharan Africa and the Mediterranean Sea.

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