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These fibers were split along their length and spun into thread, which was used to weave sheets of linen and to make clothing. Having so many people in such a small area causes overcrowding everywhere, from schools and hospitals to apartment buildings and public transport. It tells of the divine ruler Osiris, who was murdered by his jealous brother Set, a god often associated with chaos. Later, when Egypt was conquered by Arab Muslims, even more of the distinctive features of Egyptian civilization disappeared, including the Egyptian language.

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