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When one thinks of the contribution Egypt has made to the world, the majority of thought wonders to those majestically erected monuments of stone. Over the course of time, with movements of new people into the area, the names of the gods changed. It has been suggested that the second one was built when the altitude of the other temple's orientation stars changed over a long period of time. But they had access to these very same statues, and many more.

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