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The main features of Egypt's national economic policy under President Mubarak are the efforts to broaden the economic base by promoting local, Arab and foreign investment. Sculpture was also a prominent art form in ancient Egypt with the Egyptians making large sculptures of their gods, Pharaohs, and kings and queens. They also built the pyramids as almost like a compass, each corner facing a direction.

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Publisher: Discussions in Egyptology; First Edition edition (December 31, 1986)

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