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She built a splendid temple dedicated to him and to her own funerary cult at Dayr al Bahri in western Thebes. Clocks were made with moving water and sundial-like clocks were used ( 3 ). You will find many articles and resources to dispute that. - From buffalo.edu - http://www.math.buffalo.edu/mad/Ancient-Africa/index.html Medieval Nubia __ History of Nubia during the Byzantine period. "The conversion of the Nubian peoples to Christianity in the sixth century A. The kinds of information available about these two civilizations are, moreover, very different from each other.

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