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A vast range of archaeological and inscriptional sources for Egyptian history survive, but none of them were produced with the interpretation of history in mind. After it was discovered in 1954, the vessel was reassembled and installed in its own museum next to the pyramid. These animals were once common in Egypt, but they are now rare or extinct because of hunting and habitat loss. Wenwang was unable to overthrow the Shang dynasty during his reign.

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Publisher: Brepols Publishers (October 20, 2011)

ISBN: 2503541062

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