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It was used for important documents and religious texts. They worshiped many Gods, most powerful of them was known as Ra (Sun). However, their dead were wrapped in reed mats and buried under their houses, which could suggest that the living wanted the spirits of their dead to remain close and continue to enjoy the protection of home. Egypt greatly contributed to the western civilization. The cities inside have some of the first example of closed gutter and public bath.

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press (December 11, 2014)

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They learned by copying and memorizing and discipline was strict. The boys learned reading and writing and also mathematics. Ancient Egyptian writing consisted of symbols called hieroglyphs. Originally they were pictures but in time they evolved into standard symbols. However the hieroglyphs were very complicated and so they were only used for religious books and for carving on buildings epub. The result is a perfectly balanced design, and a welcome variation in the types of stelae carved during the Old Kingdom. A further development is shown in the stela of Hotep, carved during the Middle Kingdom, 2000-1800 BCE (Merseyside County Museums, Liverpool) The Life of Samuel of Kalamun. The coming to power of the Babylonians in the second millennium bce changed the emphasis of religion. The Babylonians carefully preserved the literary and religious heritage passed down from the Sumerians, but their major concern was to integrate their main god, Marduk, into the existing pantheon Jaw-Dropping Geography: Fun Learning Facts About Egypt Famous Landmarks: Illustrated Fun Learning For Kids (Volume 1).

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