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Over the centuries looters broke into most of them and stole the jewels and other treasures that had been buried in them. C.): Rome defeats the Carthaginians and begins its domination of the Mediterranean. Also includes the wonders of the ancient cities of Karnak, Luxor and Thebes. 42 min. During the New Kingdom delicate effects were achieved by using tiny strokes of the brush or pen to pick out animal fur or the fluffy heads of papyrus reeds. The Old Kingdom ended when the central administration collapsed in the late Sixth Dynasty.

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Publisher: Harry N. Abrams (October 1, 2003)

ISBN: 0810945428

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