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The various genres of ancient Egypt literature during the Old and Middle Kingdoms are presented by Lichtheim (1973), and for the New Kingdom in Lichtheim (1976). There seems to be a curious absence of words identifying blood relatives outside the basic nuclear family. Pharaohs also made land grants to their mortuary cults and local temples to ensure that these institutions would have the necessary resources to worship the pharaoh after his death. Water was a vital part of the civilization. “But so is it to every civilization?” Mandy asked. “Well yeah, but these days we can transport water, and have more advanced engineering tools.

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Publisher: Routledge; 2nd edition edition (February 15, 2007)

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