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To get students interested in learning more about some of the scientific and technological contributions made by the ancient Egyptians, place the following items on a desk or table top in the front of the classroom: honey, glassware, paper, a calendar, a newspaper, cosmetics, and a bottle labeled "medicine". These textbooks and workbooks are so much more hands-on and fun than others. It is thought to be the largest surviving religious complex in the world.

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