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Amen would be taken into the major temples and also to a necropolis, a large graveyard to honor the dead. The details of these may be listed as follows: - The priests involved in medicine in Egypt treated all kinds of disease in their temples. Earliest known civilization arises in Sumer (4500–4000 B. Be able to compare and contrast cultures and explain why they are different. Ascribed status is assigned at birth and is hereditary such as a chief, king, or Prince George- only in cheifdoms.

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Publisher: British Museum Press (January 1, 1996)

ISBN: 0861591127

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