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Second, art was used to assert, propagandize and preserve the cultural values of the day. The average Egyptian lived and worked in his village and knew little of the wider world. Each calpulli had its own headman, selected from a specific lineage, as well as its own deity, cult center, and school. The campaign revealed the splendor of a mysterious and forgotten civilization, for Napoleon's ships also carried scholars, scientists and artists whose task it was to study the country and its customs and document their findings for Napoleon. (Description de l'�gypte was the result of the collaboration of these prominent scholars, several famous European scientists, cartographers, topographers, and more than 160 artists and technicians.

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