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So here we are to compare and contrast Egypt and Mesopotamia. The ancient Egyptians were thus able to produce an abundance of food, allowing the population to devote more time and resources to cultural, technological, and artistic pursuits. There is evidence of outside influence in Crete; apparently Egyptian traders reached the Aegean Sea soon after the Minoans did. Earlier, Egypt had a small army of food soldiers equipped with spears.

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