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The most famous example of Hellenistic-Egyptian painting during the era of classical antiquity, is the series of Fayum Mummy Portraits, discovered mainly around the Faiyum basin, west of the Nile, near Cairo. Trading was socially more highly valued by the Yorubas than it was by the Aztecs and Mesopotamians. An overview of ancient Greek civilization. Its position of "quietude and inaction" has many identical views with the thoughts of modern man.

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