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This was a common burial practice amongst ancient Egyptian’s who would fill their tombs with a wide variety of grave goods. Mankind may have started over several times throughout the millenniums of time that man has existed on earth. The latter were usually placed above the false door, through which the spirit of the dead person, called the ka, might continue to enter and leave the tomb. The priests had many duties such as funeral rites, teaching school, supervising the artists and works, and advising people on problems.

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